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International Tribute to Fatima Mernissi

On 30/11 there is a tribute to the Moroccan sociologist and writer Fatima Mernissi, who was of great importance to the development of feminism in the Muslim world and passed away in 2015. The tribute is organized by the three Fatima Mernissi chairs established after her death in different parts of the world (Brussels, Rabat and Mexico City). The theme of the evening is Rethinking the Decolonial.

Online event 30/11

The tribute will be held in English and is moderated by Asma Lamrabet (feminist writer and medical doctor).

Planning: 30 /11/2020, 20h-21h30 CET
20:00 – Introduction by Asma Lamrabet

20:05 – Presentation of the three Fatima Mernissi Chairs by Alejandra Tapia (National Autonomous University of Mexico ), Driss Ksikes (Mohammed V University and HEM), and Iman Lechkar (Free University of Brussels)

20:30 – Presentation of Fatima Mernissi’s text by actress Sophia Hadi

20:40 – Keynote 1: Ramón Grosfoguel (University of California, Berkeley)

21:00 – Keynote 2: Seloua Luste Boulbina (Diderot Paris 7 university)

21:20 – Q&A

21:30 – End

Are you also interested in the work Fatima Mernissi and would you like to attend the online tribute? Then register quickly via the form.

Practical: 
Monday November 30th, 20h30 – 22h00.
Online, via Zoom.
In English.
After you have registered, you will receive a Teams Live link by Friday 28 November.