dr. (Nahda) N.Y.T. Shehada

Senior Lecturer International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) Academic Staff Unit
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
4.27
Telephone
+31 70 4260772
Email
nahda@iss.nl

Latest academic publication

N.Y.T. Shehada (2017). Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts Shari’a Courts in Gaza. (Islamic Law in Context). London: Routledge

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Research
Senior lecturer in Gender, culture & development

Field of expertise
Gender, culture & development
Sociology of Law
Anthropology of Islamic Law
Family Law in Muslim countries (e.g. Palestine)
Methodology: qualitative analysis, Ethnography, intersectional analysis

Teaching at ISS
Advanced sociology, Feminist Theories, Islam in contemporary debates, methodology courses.

Research Grants
Swiss National Fund (2009-2014) for the project: The Practice of Family Law in Israel and Palestine in cooperation with Bern and Zurich Universities/ Switzerland.

Video Material
Cross-Regional Feminist Dialogues on Gender and Conflict: Middle East and South Asia

      • N. Shehada (2006). Islamic Family Law Contested. Jusletter (weblaw.ch), 1, 18-27.
      • N. Shehada (2006). Religious Mediation in Place City Palestine. ISIM Review, 18, 34-35.
      • N.Y.T. Shehada (2016). The Asymmetrical Representation of Gender in Islamic Family Law. In J.A. Scutt (Ed.), Women, Law and Culture: Conformity, Contradictions and Conflict. London: Palgrave Macmillan
      • N. Shehada (2012). `Debating Islamic Family Law in Palestine: Citizenship, Gender and `Islamic Idioms'. In M. Sharwani (Ed.), Legal Reforms and Women's Empowerment. London: ZED Press
      • N. Shehada (2011). The sharia. In J.G. Golson & O. Patterson (Eds.), Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia and Africa. London: SAGE
      • N. Shehada (2011). Family life and structure in the Middle East between 1250 and 1920. In O. Patterson & J.G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural sociology of the Middle East, Asia and Africa. London: SAGE
      • N. Shehada (2011). Women of the Middle East between 1920 - present. In O. Patterson & J.G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. London: SAGE
      • N. Shehada (2009). The portrayal of Islamic family law in Europe. In E. Conte, R. Heacock & N. Shehada (Eds.), CritiCal researCh in the soCial sCienCes (pp. 9). Birzeit University
      • N. Shehada (2009). Negotiating Custody Rights in Islamic Family Law. In K. Thomas & B. Turner (Eds.), Permutations of Order (pp. 247-262). Aldershot/Burlington: Ashgate Publishing[go to publisher's site]
      • N. Shehada & E. Conte (2008). Equity vs. Predictability? The role of the qadi in the Palestinian Territories. In Revolution islamischen Rechts (pp. 125-144). Zurich: Chronos
      • N. Shehada (2008). Negotiating Custody Rights in Islamic Family Law. In Permutations of Order: Religion and Law as Contested Sovereignties (pp. 14). Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate
      • N. Shehada (2005). Women's Experience in the Shari'a Court of Gaza City: The Wife's Right to Maintenance. In Norms and Values in Muslim Societies (pp. 201-225). Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences
      • N. Shehada (2005). Justice without Drama: Observations from Gaza City Shari'a Court. In Gender, religion and change in the Middle East : two hundred years of history (pp. 13-29). Oxford: Berg Publishers
      • N. Shehada (2005). Le paradoxe du mariage proce aza. In Palestine (Revue Études rurales, 173-174) (pp. 153-182). Paris: itions de l'ole des Hautes udes en Sciences
      • N. Shehada (2004). Women¿s Experience in the Shari¿a Court of Gaza City. The Multiple Meanings of Maintenance¿,. In Review of Women’s Studies (pp. 57-71)
      • N. Shehada (2003). The Palestinian Women¿s Movement: New Realities. In On m’appelle à régner (Institute of Development Studies.) (pp. 177-187). Geneva: Old Concerns’, in F. Reysoo and Ch. Verschuur
      • N. Shehada (2009). Book Review of "Between the illusive and the illusionary: donor gender aid agenda in the ME" by Mariz Tadros (review to be published in 2009) [Bespreking van het boek Book Review of "Between the illusive and the illusionary: donor gender aid agenda in the ME" by Mariz Tadros (review to be published in 2009)]. Development and Change.
      • N. Shehada (2009). Book review of "The Controversy that is Islamic Feminism" (review to appear in 2009) [Bespreking van het boek Book review of "The Controversy that is Islamic Feminism" (review to appear in 2009)]. Journal for Islamic Studies.
      • N. Shehada (2009). Book Review "Remittances: Symbol of Connection or Disconnection? - Afghan Refugees in the Netherlands and their Family-life with Stay-behinds" [Bespreking van het boek Book Review "Remittances: Symbol of Connection or Disconnection? - Afghan Refugees in the Netherlands and their Family-life with Stay-behinds".]. Gender, Technology and Development, 3.
      • N. Shehada (1999). Gender and Politics in Palestine: Discourse Analysis of the Palestinian Authority & Islamists. (ISS Working Papers, General Series, no 307). The Hague: ISS
      • N. Shehada (2011). Expert Report on Asylum seeking in England. (Extern rapport). Not applicable: Not applicable
      • N. Shehada. Justice without Drama : Enacting Family Law in Gaza City Sharia Court. Maastricht (410 pag.) (Maastricht: Shaker Publishing) Prom./coprom.: B. de Gaay Fortman & Annelies Moors..
      • N. Shehada (2009). House of Obedience: Social Norms, Individual Agency and Historical Contingency. [go to publisher's site]
      • N. Shehada (2009). Flexibility versus rigidity in the practice of Islamic Family law. [go to publisher's site]
      • N. Shehada (2008). Exploring the role of female preachers in Damascus. (Paper presented during the conference on "Pathways for Women Empowerment" organised by Sussex University, American university of Cairo and BirZeit University of Palestine on 24-26 June 2008 in Cairo, Alexandria Egypt).
      • N. Shehada (2008). Course in Vienna International Christian-Islamic Summer University.
      • N. Shehada (2008). Islam, Feminism and Development.(Lecture/teaching material on the request of Novib.).
      • N. Shehada (2008). Between Change and Continuity: Age and Marriage Trends in Gaza.
      • E. Conte, N. Shehada (2008). Why Islamic Law is so legal? Paper presented during the Conference on "Law and Society in the Arab World": Amman, Jordan (2008, juli 14 - 2008, juli 21).
      • E. Conte, N. Shehada (2008). Why Islamic Law is so legal? Paper presented during the Conference on "Law and Society in the Arab World": Amman, Jordan (2008, juli 14 - 2008, juli 21).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Islamic Fiqh in Modern time (Paper presented at the Islamic Law in context seminar, Bern University, Switzerland, 12 January 2007).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Comparative perspective on Islamic Family Law (Concept paper presented at the Preparation for an international conference on Islamic Family Law workshop, Austrian Ministry of foreign affairs & Academy of Social Science, Vienna, 28 October 2007).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Equity vs. Predictability? The Role of the Qadi in the Palestinian Territories. Paper presented at the Revolution Islamischen Rechts conference: Switzerland (2007, januari 14).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Palestinian Female Preachers: New Mode of Activism in the Public Sphere (Paper presented at the Arab Women and the Public Sphere conference, Damascus, Syria, 9 March 2007).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Social reality vs. Legal Text (Paper presented at the Law against violence against women conference, Heinrich Boell Foundation: Arab Middle East Office, Amman, Jordan, 22 June 2007).
      • N. Shehada (2006). Islamic Family Law Contested.
      • N. Shehada (2006). Religious Mediation in Palestine.
      • N. Shehada (2010). “Debating Islamic family law in Palestine: Citizenship, Gender and ‘Islamic’ Idioms.
      • N. Shehada (2010). Teaching in the Summer school for Law and Society.
      • N. Shehada (2009). ‘Women’s Agency’ Paper presented in the conference.
      • N. Shehada (2008). Exploring the role of female preachers in Damascus, Paper.
      • N. Shehada & E. Conte (2007). Equity vs. Predictability? The role of the qadi in the Palestinian Territories.
      • N. Shehada (2007). Shehada, N. (2007). Social reality vs. Legal Text (Paper presented at the Law against violence against women conference).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Comparative perspective on Islamic Family Law.
      • N. Shehada (2007). Islamic Fiqh in Modern time (Paper presented at the Islamic Law in context seminar).
      • N. Shehada (2007). Palestinian Female Preachers: New Mode of Activism in the Public Sphere (Paper presented at the Arab Women and the Public Sphere conference).
      • N. Shehada (2006). ten-day workshop entitled `Islamisches Familenrecht im Wandel; on the numerous initiatives that have developed of late to transform major dispositions of Islamic family law.
      • N. Shehada (2006). Invited lecture series on `Law, Family and Culture¿.
      • N. Shehada (2006). Developing a course on `Law, Gender and Development for the Women¿s Studies.
      • N. Shehada (2006). Keynote speaker on `Islamic Family Law¿ in a public seminar.
      • N. Shehada (2005). Series of lectures on Gender and Politics in Palestine.
      • N. Shehada (2005). Designing training manual both in Arabic and English on behalf of the ISIM (International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World) project on women and children’s ‘Right at Home’.
      • N. Shehada (2005). Shehada, N. (2005). Iraq project: A Dutch research funding organisation, WOTRO, has approved a grant to carry out research on family law application in Iraq. Later and due to the security circumstances prevailing in Iraq, the project was transferred to Lebanon.
      • N. Shehada (2005). A survey on behalf of the Austrian Academy of Sciences for the European Union, on the social sciences in the Palestinian universities of the Gaza Strip.
      • N. Shehada (2005). Shehada, N. (2005). Evaluation report to UNESCO for an application by the Palestinian Ministry of Culture to have Palestinian traditional tales, or Hikaye, recognised as a ‘World Heritage’.
      • N. Shehada (2005). Shehada, N. (2005). International Conference on the Legitimate and the Supernatural: Law and Religion in a Complex World, Paper presented: ‘Islam, Codification and Jurisprudence: Protecting Children’s Welfare in Gaza City Sharī‘a Court’.
      • N. Shehada (2004). Shehada, N. (2004). Final conference of the ‘Programme international de cooperation scientifique Palestine: sociétés, institutions, normes’ for Political and Strategic Studies. Paper presented: ‘Early Marriage in Gaza’.
      • N. Shehada (2011). Sacking Tariq Ramadan. Women's Agency and Law: Perspectives from the Nordic and the Global South: Helsinki (2011, mei 30 - 2011, mei 31).
      • N. Shehada (2011). Islamic Law in Europe. IWS 3rd Annual Conference Rethinking governance and gender in an age of Empire: Palestine (2011, maart 16 - 2011, maart 17).
      • N. Shehada (2004). Uncodified Justice: Women Negotiating Family Law and Customary Practice in Palestine¿.
      • N. Shehada (2004). The Rise of Fundamentalism and the Role of the State in the Specific Political Context of Palestine.
      • N. Shehada (2004). The Model Parliament Experience: Women Confronting Fundamentalism.
      • N. Shehada (2002). Gender and Politics in Palestine’, International and Comparative Law Review. Special Issue on Islam: .
  • Senior Lecturer

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Department
    Academic Staff Unit
    Telephone
    +31 70 4260772
  • Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher

    Start Date
    Jun/2017
    End Date
    Jun/2020
    Place
    GAZA- PALESTINE
    Description
    Strengthening Higher Education Capacitie

Address

Visiting address

Kortenaerkade 12 2518 AX 's-Gravenhage

Postal address

Postbus 29776 2502 LT 's-Gravenhage