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Women and Globalization in the GCC: Negotiating States, Agency and Social Change - Workshop Schedule
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Time
Activity
09:00-09:30 Welcome and Introduction to Day 1: National Narratives and Beyond Tradition
May Al-Dabbagh & Dalia Abdelhady
09:30-10:15 The impact of globalization on GCC women: Genres and themes in twenty-first century Saudi women's fiction
Basma Al-Mutlaq

Discussant: Linzi Kemp
10:15-11:00 Women Empowerment in Bahrain: The interplay between government policy and globalization
Marwa Al Obaidli

Discussant: Leila DeVriese
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 Empowerment of Women in Oman
Fawzia Al Farsi

Discussant: Shefali Jha
12:15-13:00 Globalization: Women in GCC between Modernity and Inherited Traditions
Salma Alderazi
Discussant: Mariam Rahmani
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:30-15:15 Gender and Globalization: Cultural Exchange Programs in the UAE
Jillian Schedneck
Discussant: Susan Dun
15:15-16:00 Women and Higher Education in the Era of Globalization: A Case from Sultanate of Oman
Gokuladas Vallikattu Kakoothparambil
Discussant: Staci Strobl
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:15 Women in business leadership in the United Arab Emirates; females shaping their environment
Linzi Kemp
Discussant: Rania Maktabi
17:15-18:00 The Impact of Globalization on Women in the GCC: : The role of educational networks
Nada Al-Mutawa
Discussant: Nadera Alborno



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