Executive Committee

General Assembly

Najla Hamadeh

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  • Profession: Prof. of philosophy (retired)
  • Affiliation: American University of Beirut, then Lebanese American University 
  • Diplomas:  PhD Georgetown University
  • Specialization: Philosophy
  • Research interests (Keywords): Philosophy of psychoanalysis, European philosophy, women’s issues, education, oral history and literary topics
  • Latest publications:
  • - In Arabic: Lentils and Caviar: Biographies of Women who Live in Lebanon: Self-construct, Agency, and Independence. –Beirut Muassasah arabiyyah lil-ulum – nashrun, August 2015In Arabic: “Compromise impedes Change” in a file on Sadik Al-Azm, Nazwa 82, Oman, May 2015
  • “An Arab Feminism Based on Knowledhe of Difference” In Arab Feminism: New Perspective in a Global Context.  Editors: J.S. Makdissi, N. Bayumi, R. Sidawi. London: I.B. Taurus, Jan. 2014
  • In Arabic: Thalath Kissas (Three Stories).—Al Mu’assassah l-Arabiyah lil-Ulum nashirun, August, 2013
  • “The Construct of Individual Muslim Women as Iconic Representatives: Lebanon”-On-Line Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (EWIC), Dec. 2011
  • Email: nshamadeh@gmail.com
  • Summary: PhD in philosophy from Georgetown University.  American University of Beirut 1986-1999.  Principal of Ahliah School 1999-2005.  Part-time Lebanese American University 2001-2013.  Lebanese Association of Women Researchers 1993-Present.


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