MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism - Upcoming Conference

Poster - MENA Women Conference
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 10:55am
Heather Thornton
Please join the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto for a two-day International Conference on “MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism”, March 22nd and 23rd, 2018.

The "MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism" Conference promises to be a great event for scholars, academics, researchers, feminist activists, gender rights advocates, public intellectuals, and new media activists to come together to discuss and examine how women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are making use of cyberspace and, in particular, social networking sites (SNS) to explore new possibilities of mass networking, to transform virtual sites into feminist spaces, and to fight against the increasing threats of surveillance and censorship.

This conference is a free event and open to the public. All are welcome.

Day One - Thursday, March 22, 9-6pm, William Doo Auditorium (New College, University of Toronto, St. George Campus)

Day Two: Friday, March 23, 9-6pm, DV3130 - Council Chambers (University of Toronto Mississauga)

Please register soon to reserve your spot at this two day conference organised by Vistoria Tahmasebi-Birgani, Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies (University of Toronto). (Please click here to register.)