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Randi Deguilhem, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, TELEMME-MMSH, Aix-en-Provence, France

Founding Editor
Amira Sonbol, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

Book Review Editor
Souad T. Ali, Arizona State University

Editorial Board
Lina Abirafeh, Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at the Lebanese American University
Khaled Abou El Fadl, University of California at Los Angeles
Rogaia Abusharaf, Georgetown University Edmund Walsh School-Qatar
Nadia Al-Bagdadi, Central European University, Budapest
Souad T. Ali, Arizona State University
Amal Mohammed al-Malki, Hamad bin Khalifa University
Yesim Arat, Boğaziçi University
Janice Boddy, University of Toronto
Susanne Dahlgren, University of Tampere and Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore
Bettina Dennerlein, University of Zurich
Latifa El Bouhsini, University of Rabat
Atta H. El-Battahani, University of Khartoum
Hoda Elsadda, Cairo University, Women and Memory Forum
Sondra Hale, University of California, Los Angeles
the late Saba Mahmood, University of California, Berkeley
Ziba Mir-Husseini, SOAS, University of London
Reem Mishal, Hamad bin Khalifa University
Anna Piela, Leeds Trinity University
Laila Prager, New York University Abu Dhabi
Karin Willemse, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Commumication, Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World

Editor: Randi Deguilhem
Hawwa publishes articles from all disciplinary and comparative perspectives that concern women and gender issues in the Middle East and the Islamic world. These include Muslim and non-Muslim communities within the greater Middle East, and Muslim and Middle-Eastern communities elsewhere in the world. Articles dealing with men, masculinity, children and the family, or other issues of gender shall also be considered. The journal strives to include significant studies of theory and methodology as well as topical matter. Approximately one third of the submissions focus on the pre-modern era, with the majority of articles on the contemporary age. The journal features several full-length articles and current book reviews.
The majority of Hawwa's articles are in English. However, articles submitted in French will also be considered. The Hawwa is an international peer-reviewed journal.
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