Introduction

  • Nira Yuval-Davis Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) of the University of East London

Author Biography

Nira Yuval-Davis, Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) of the University of East London

Nira Yuval-Davis is a diasporic Israeli Jew, the Director of the Research Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) at the University of East London. She has been the President of the Research Committee 05 (on Racism, Nationalism and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association, a founder member of Women Against Fundamentalism and Women In Militarized Conflict Zones. She has acted as a consultant, among others, to UNDP, the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Amnesty International and AWID.

Nira Yuval-Davis has written on theoretical and empirical aspects of intersected gendered nationalisms, racisms, fundamentalisms, citizenships, identities, belonging/s and everyday bordering in Britain & Europe, Israel and other Settler Societies. Among her books are Woman-Nation-State, 1989, Racialized Boundaries, 1992, Refusing Holy Orders 1992, Unsettling Settler Societies, 1995, Gender and Nation,1997, The Warmomg Signs of Fundamentalism 2004, The Politics of Belonging, 2011, Women Against Fundamentalism, 2014 and Bordering (Forthcoming). Her works have been translated into more than ten languages.

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Published
2017-06-22
How to Cite
YUVAL-DAVIS, Nira. Introduction. Feminist Dissent, [S.l.], n. 2, p. 1-6, june 2017. ISSN 2398-4139. Available at: <http://exchanges.warwick.ac.uk/index.php/feministdissent/article/view/96>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2017.
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