Gender and Sexualities in (Post-) Revolutionary Situations

Call for papers for a special issue of “Ethnologie française”, scheduled for publication in Spring 2019.

“Since 2009, Middle Eastern and North African countries including Iran, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Turkey, Syria, and Bahrain have experienced multi-sectorial upheavals1of an intensity not seen since the era of independences. These periods of political effervescence have involved widespread participation by women. Graduates, the unemployed, peasants, students, artists, prostitutes, judges and lawyers, bloggers, mothers or the wounded or “martyrs,” feminists, union activists, anti-racists, veiled women, and LGBGT activists have contributed in highly diverse ways by occupying factories, taking to the streets, militating via the internet and public spaces, and engaging with official agencies and elected officials, as well as more “transitory” institutions [Ait Mous & Berriane, 2013; Kréfa, 2016].
Women have been involved in each of these many large social uprisings, whether multi-sectorial, explicitly focused on sexual equality, or in opposition to governments or ruling …” CFP Gender and sexualities in post-revolutionary situations

Proposals, consisting of titles and summaries as well as bibliographies should be between 4,000 and 6,000 characters in length. Proposals must be received by the issue coordinators, Abir Kréfa (abir.krefa(at) and Sarah Barrières (sarah.barrieres(at), by September 10, 2017.)
Proposals should describe principal lines of inquiry and arguments as well as the resources, methods, and materials (investigations and/or archives). They should be accompanied by a biographical/bibliographical presentation of the author/s.
Acceptance decisions will be announced during the month of October 2017.
Completed versions of accepted contributions should be between 35,000 and 70,000characters in length, including spaces and bibliographies in length and must be received by January 31, 2018….parties…”ctorial,…explifocused on sexual equality, or in opposition to governments or ruling parties…”

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