Call for Papers: Arab Women Revolution and Democratization in the Arab World

Call for Papers:

This second part of the Journal of International Women’s Studies (JIWS), Special Issue on women in the Middle East solicits articles on Arab women and their roles in the current revolutions sweeping the Arab World. Submissions will address a broad range of topics on issues related to Arab women and their contributions to the current revolutions and the process of transition to democracy.

We are seeking articles that tackle the above stated issues, specifically covering the Arab world: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt,Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, and Tunisia. UAE and Yemen.

 Scholars and activists are invited to submit unpublished manuscripts that are currently not under review. Please consult the JIWS web site ( for submission guidelines including length, format and bibliographical/referencing styles.

The deadline for submission is January 31st, 2012.

Forward all submissions via email attachment to the special issue editor:

Dr. Muhamad Olimat, University of South Florida in St. Petersburg at:

Dr. Sangeeta Sinha, Independent Scholar at:

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