ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT

Workshops & Conferences. Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law (CDDRL), Yale University's Middle East Legal Studies Seminar (MELSS), Princeton University's Institute for Transregional Study, and National University of Singapore's Middle East Institute (MEI).

Course Lectures & Panels. The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Studies. Boston University's The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.

MEDIA

Specialist Interview, 2020. “Can Qatar’s Feminists Go Where Saudi Arabia’s Couldn’t?” on Gulf feminist movement and Qatari state crackdown, Ozy Magazine.

Featured Commentary, 2018-2019. Online (Twitter) commentaries on Saudi women’s arrests, “Inside-out abaya” youth protest, and the Jamal Khashoggi case were featured and directly quoted in several media outlets, such as: The Guardian, NPR, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Deutsche Welle, BBC, CNN Wire, and Time Magazine. Supplementary coverage in The IndependentReuters, The New York Times, Bloomberg, and Washington Post.

 

Radio Interviews, 2017. Women’s driving decree, Islam, and reforms in Saudi Arabia, Deutsche Welle. Saudi women’s driving decree and Vision 2013, BBC World Service Radio and Dutch National Radio Program. Arab feminism and Saudi women’s driving decree, Hong Kong WeMedia01 Program.

 

Individual Interviews, 2011-2012. “Nora Abdulkarim on Twitter and Political Dissent in Saudi Arabia,” Jadaliyya. “Saudi Women in London Olympics: Progress or Media Theatrics?” Deutsche Welle Arabic. “The Prince of Twitter,” Foreign Policy Magazine.