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Digitizing Women’s and Gender History

Digitizing Women’s and Gender History REVIEW ESSAY NOVA ROBINSON Review of Roundtable at the Middle East Studies Association Boston, MA November 20, 2016 Hoda Elsadda, Women and Memory Forum, www.wmf.org.eg/en Afsaneh Najmabadi, Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran, www.qajarwomen.org/en Akram Khater, Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, lebanesestudies .ncsu.edu Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson, Ottoman History Podcast, www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com As security concerns and border restrictions increasingly make research travel to and between countries in the Middle East challenging, how can scholars use digital resources to study women and gender history? A roundtable panel at the 2016 Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting in Boston, “Digitizing Women’s and Gender History: A Way Forward for the Field?,” brought together scholars from four projects to offer working answers regarding gender and digital archives: Hoda Elsadda of Women and Memory Forum (Al-Marʾa wa al-Thakira) in Cairo; Afsaneh Najmabadi of the digital archive, Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran; Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson of the “Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World” podcast series; and Akram Khater of the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University. Some of these projects produce content for a digital platform and others use a digital platform to preserve material and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Middle East Women's Studies Duke University Press

Digitizing Women’s and Gender History

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Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies
ISSN
1552-5864
eISSN
1558-9579
DOI
10.1215/15525864-6680244
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Abstract

REVIEW ESSAY NOVA ROBINSON Review of Roundtable at the Middle East Studies Association Boston, MA November 20, 2016 Hoda Elsadda, Women and Memory Forum, www.wmf.org.eg/en Afsaneh Najmabadi, Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran, www.qajarwomen.org/en Akram Khater, Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, lebanesestudies .ncsu.edu Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson, Ottoman History Podcast, www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com As security concerns and border restrictions increasingly make research travel to and between countries in the Middle East challenging, how can scholars use digital resources to study women and gender history? A roundtable panel at the 2016 Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting in Boston, “Digitizing Women’s and Gender History: A Way Forward for the Field?,” brought together scholars from four projects to offer working answers regarding gender and digital archives: Hoda Elsadda of Women and Memory Forum (Al-Marʾa wa al-Thakira) in Cairo; Afsaneh Najmabadi of the digital archive, Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran; Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson of the “Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World” podcast series; and Akram Khater of the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University. Some of these projects produce content for a digital platform and others use a digital platform to preserve material and

Journal

Journal of Middle East Women's StudiesDuke University Press

Published: Jul 1, 2018

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