Who Is She

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Personal information

Professor of History
Amira Sonbol

Contact information / Private

Languages

Arabic
English

Contact information / Work

Georgetown University
School of Foreign Service - Qatar
Postbox: 
PO Box 23689
A 102B LAS Building
Doha
Qatar
Phone: 
+974-4457-8293

Education

Ph.D., History, Georgetown University.
MA, Arabic and Islamic Studies, American University in Cairo

Competences

History of Modern Egypt
Islamic History and Law
Women, Gender and Islam

Work history

Jobs: 
Professor of History, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.
Editor-in-Chief, Hawwa: the Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World.
Co-Editor, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations.
Honorary office and memberships: 
Member, Board of Directors, Women and Memory Forum
Productions and works: 
The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001.
Women, the Family and Divorce Laws in Islamic History. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996.
The Creation of a Medical Profession in Egypt: 1800-1922. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1991.
Women of the Jordan: Islam, Labor and Law. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2002.

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