Reading List

  • Mahmood, Saba: Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject. 
  • Najmabadi, Afsaneh : Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards.
  • Varatharajah, Senthuran : Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen. 
  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty : Can the Subaltern Speak?
  • Said, Edward : Orientalism. 
  • Ali, Zahra :  Des féminismes islamiques. 
  • Satrapi, Marjane : Persepolis. 
  • de Beauvoir, Simone : Le Deuxième Sexe.
  • Scott, Joan W. : Gender : A Useful Category of Historical Analysis. 
  • El Shakry, Omnia : The Great Social Laboratory - Subject of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt. 
  • Ahmed, Leila : Women and Gender in Islam. 
  • Haj, Samira : Reconfiguring Islamic Tradition - Reform, Rationality, and Modernity
  • Hallaq, Wael : The Authenticity of Prophetic Hadith: A Pseudo-Problem 
  • (list in progress)