Hania Sholkamy

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Personal information

Title: 

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
hanias@aucegypt.edu

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
American University in Cairo
Department: 
Social Research Centre
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt

Education

PhD, Social Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997

MA, Sociology and Anthropology, American University in Cairo, 1988

BA, Middle East Studies, American University in Cairo, 1985

Competences

Gender

Forced Migration and Refugees

Population

Qualitative Methods

Reproductive Health

 Migration 

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Research Associate Professor, The Social Research Center, The American University in Cairo, 2003-Present

Arab states Regional Convener of the Pathways of Women’s Empowerment Research and Program Consortium in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex, UK

Lecturer, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, 2002-2005

Research Coordinator, Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at AUC and Development Research Centre on Migration and Poverty-Sussex University, 2002-2003

Productions and works: 

"The Frustrations and Future of Teaching: Qualitative Methods to Researchers in the Arab World" in Anthropology in The Middle East, 2006.

"Old Men’s Tales or Medicine: Physicians Perceptions of Gender and Reproduction in an Egyptian Teaching Hospital" in Managing Birth and Death: Global Perspectives. Berghahn Press, 2006.

With Osman, Magued and Harb, O.G. “A New Social Contract for Egypt” in Choosing Our Future: Towards a New Social Contract, Egypt Human Development Report 2005, UNDP, p. 45-60

Awards

Awards: 

Fellow at the Center for Health and Population Research, AUB, Beirut, Lebanon, July, 2004.

Ioma Evans-Pritchard Junior Research Fellow, ST Anne's College, Oxford University, 1995.

Firth Prize, Department of Anthropology, LSE, 1994.