Book Discussion with Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

Event time: 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 11:15am to 12:30pm
WLH 309 See map
100 Wall Street
Event description: 

Security Theology, Surveillance and the Politics of Fear

Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian is the Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law at the Faculty of Law-Institute of Criminology and the School of Social Work and Public Welfare at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  She is a longtime anti-violence, native Palestinian feminist activist and the director of the Gender Studies Program at Mada al-Carmel, the Arab Center for Applied Social Research in Haifa.  Her research focuses on law, society and crimes of abuse of power.  She studies the crime of femicide and other forms of gendered violence, crimes of abuse of power in settler colonial contexts, surveillance, securitization and social control, and trauma and recovery in militarized and colonized zones.

Open to: 
General Public