Women and Memory Forum

Regional Training Workshop: Research Methods in Oral History from a Gender-Sensitive Perspective




The Women and Memory Forum is organizing a regional training workshop on research methods in oral history from a gender-sensitive perspective on 27th October-1st November 2016.

The workshop provides training in the Arabic language for researchers interested in feminist research methodologies, oral history methodologies, and approaches to interpreting oral texts. The workshop also gives training in the various practical methods of examining oral history.

Interactive sessions allow participants to exchange experiences and expand their knowledge.

Registration:  Send a CV and letter of interest explaining why you would like to participate in the workshop as well as a letter of recommendation from place of work or study to  oralhistory2016@wmf.org.eg  with Oral History Workshop” in the subject.
Deadline: 23rd June 2016.

Accepted candidates will be notified by  31st July.

Venue: The Women and Memory Forum headquarters at 12 Soliman Abaza – Dokki –Giza.

The Women and Memory Forum will cover travel and housing expanses for a limited number of applicants.

The Women and Memory Forum is a feminist, non-profit, research organization which aims to contribute to the production and dissemination of alternative knowledge on women and gender in the Arab region. It also aims to reread Arab cultural history in order to create a new cultural and social awareness that is supportive of women’s social and intellectual roles in the face of dominant negative stereotypes.

Organizing Committee: Hoda Elsadda, Maissan Hassan, Ramy Ryad, Marina Galaby.

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