Afaf Mahfouz

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Personal information

Title: 

Psychoanalyst and Human Rights Activist

Birthyear: 
1938

Education

Diploma, Psychoanalysis, Washington, 1985.

PhD, Legal Sciences, University of Paris, 1967.

MA, Public Law and Political Science, University of Paris, 1962.

BA, Law, Alexandria University, 1958.

Competences

Law

Psychoanalysis

Psychotherapy

Languages: 

Arabic

English

French

Jobs

Work history: 

Representative of the International Psychoanalytic Association to the United Nations, 1998-2009.

Former President, Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO).

Assistant Professor and Director, Law Department, Helwan University, 1970-1987.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, Board of Directors, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP).

Member, Board of Trustees, Women and Memory Forum (WMF).

Member, Organizing Committee, NGO Forum, Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing.

Productions and works: 

The Future of Prejudice: Psychoanalysis And the Prevention of Prejudice. NY: Rowman and Littlefield Pub Inc, 2007.

Ismail Serageldin and Afaf Mahfouz, Self and the Other: Sustainability and Self-Empowerment.World Bank Publications, 1996.

Joseph H Smith and Afaf Mahfouz, Psychoanalysis, Feminism and the Future of Gender. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.

Awards

Awards: 

French State Award, 1983.

State Merit Award, Best Doctoral Dissertation, University of Paris, 1968.