Saskia Baas and I wrote this piece in light of the recent escalations of violence in Syria, and the problematic selectivity we observed in the response to these events among prominent leftist political publications and public figures.
Open access publication of commentary in issue #4 of Spheres on Media and Migration
I was asked to write a commentary for the latest issue of Spheres: Journal for Digital Cultures. The journal is open access, and this issue is dedicated to the theme of international migration and the […]
Guest Lecture for Postcolonial Europe course
In a week I’ll be giving a guest lecture in the course, Postcolonial Europe. The course is given by Dr. Layal Ftouni as part of the undergrad minor in Gender Studies at Utrecht University. The title of my lecture is The Muslim Rape of Europe and it’s about how boundaries of gender and sexuality are policed in tandem with the policing of the borders of European nation states. It’ll be my first lecture at my new department. Looking forward to it….
Here’s the description and literature!
Speaking at Anti-racism Demonstration in Amsterdam
Just got a call from Comité 21 maart. Looks like I’ll be one of the speakers at the anti-racism demonstration this Saturday on behalf of Feministen in Verzet. It’ll be one of several demos going on […]
Feministen in Verzet (Feminists in Resistance) have a Facebook page now
This week we set up a Facebook page for Feministen in Verzet and showed up at the International Women’s Day demonstration in the center of Amsterdam to spread our flyer against PEGIDA and for an anti-racist, inclusive feminism.
Guest speaker at NOISE Summer School 2016
Excited to have been invited to contribute to the NOISE Summer School of 2016, organized by the Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies. Check out the call for participants. Sounds like it’s going to be great:
On January 23rd this year, I gathered a group of kindred spirits and we went to Spijkenisse, a small town near Rotterdam, to protest against Geert Wilders. Our protest ended up becoming national news.