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Reem Awny Abuzaid
University of Warwick
Graduate Student (Doctoral)
Abuzaid has an interdisciplinary academic background; she has an MSc in sociology from LSE, an MA in political science, and an LLM in international and comparative law from AUC. Her previous studies focused on social movement, issues of law and society, and, particularly, the application of strategic litigation as a political tool in the Egyptian context. Abuzaid has published contributions on the topic of feminist activism in MadaMasr, an Egyptian independent journal, center for alternative policy solutions at the American University in Cairo, and the Journal for Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS). Currently, Abuzaid is doing her PhD at the University of Warwick - UK where she studies the contextual and temporal centrality of the 2011 revolution on the ways by which Egyptian feminists conduct their legal activism. In general, Abuzaid is interested in issues of the distributive power of the law and its influence on gender relations both in theory and praxis.
Political Science
Sub Areas
Gender/Women's Studies
Geographic Areas of Interest
All Middle East
Arab States
Collective Action, Non-movement
Masculinist Restoration, Patriarchal Bargain
Governmentality In Post-Arab Spring
English (fluent)
Arabic (fluent)
LL.M. | 2020 | Law Department | American University in Cairo
MA | 2017 | Sociology | London School of Economics and Political Science
MA | 2012 | Political Science | American University in Cairo
BA | 2008 | Political Science | Cairo University
Feminist Legal Activism against family values in Egypt