MW Sports Interview Series Begin With Prof Homa Hoodfar
MW Sports is honored to begin the new project, "MW Sports Interview Series" with Prof. Homa Hoodfar
Who is Homa Hoodfar? Prof Hoodfar is an anthropology professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and is the coordinator of the Iran Module of the Women and Law programme of Women Living Under Muslim Laws Network.Hoodfar has conducted field research on development and social change issues in Egypt and Iran, with an emphasis on gender, households, work and international migration in the Middle East. Further key research areas are women and Islam, and codification of Muslim family laws in the Middle East, Muslim dress code in diaspora, and the impact of long term forced migration on family structure and gender relations on Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan. She is an activist feminist and a prominent anthropologist working on issues related to empowerment of women in Muslim world, with geographic focus on Iran, Afghanistan and Egypt.
This first interview is also submitted to Dr Sara Shneiderman, as visual anthropology project for my PhD program in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge - Sertaç Sehlikoglu.
The Short biography of Prof Hoodfar is taken from http://www.muslimreviewonline.net/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Hoodfar,_Homa