Welcome to JMEWS

Welcome to the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies and the JMEWS web site! Founded in 2004 by the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS), JMEWS is the leading journal publication venue for scholars working on gender and sexuality topics across the Middle East and North Africa. We invite you to submit original scholarship to JMEWS, join AMEWS (which provides an automatic subscription to JMEWS), and follow the latest news on our new JMEWS website and Facebook page.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2015 AMEWS Book Award

In recognition of her work, the AMEWS Book Award Committee for books published in 2014 awards Marion Holmes Katz’s Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice, the 2015 AMEWS Book Award. With its focus on Islamic legal texts as rich and vibrant... read more

2015 AMEWS Book Honorable Mentions

In recognition of her work, the AMEWS Book Award Committee for books published in 2014 awards Smadar Lavie’s Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture an Honorable Mention. Lavie offers an unflinching political analysis and... read more

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