„A Seat at the Table“ (Episode 6)

Women in Iraq and Academia with Hadeel Abdulhameed

Dr. Hadeel Abdelhameed is a Konrad-Adenauer- Stiftung non-resident research fellow in Iraqi women’s contribution to political and electoral processes, and a non-resident fellow at Richardson Institute/ Lancaster University. Her research interest is interdisciplinary, focusing on Iraqi gender performance in social movements, and investigating the politics of space in reconstructing gender identities.

In this episode, we discuss culture, gender studies, the Tishreen Movement and the impact created by her scholary network, IWAN.

A Seat at the Table is a podcast by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on women's empowerment across the Middle East. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is an international German political foundation. It seeks to promote participation and dialogue and stimulate innovation. The podcast will host solution oriented women and provide them the platform to share practical advice insights and takeaways. Meet us in this podcast with Cyrine Farhat.

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