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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 8. “Women’s religious mourning ceremony with a Mullah,” 1864–81. Courtesy of Gulistan Palace Visual Document Center, Tehran, ID 289-9-1. Figure 8. “Women’s religious mourning ceremony with a Mullah,” 1864–81. Courtesy of Gulistan Palace Visual Document Center, Tehran, ID 289-9-1. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shahla Talebi This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran, marked by an external war with Iraq and internal political suppression. Specifically, it grapples with the intricacies of loss, mourning, and survival in the meanders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... mourning made weddings far more simple and inexpensive, as well as signaling solidarity and resistance. In the second intifada, marriage arrangements and wedding celebrations are very different. The changed political climate, with the hope and popular participation of the first intifada turned into the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 November 2019
... loved. Instead, she had an arranged marriage. Meanwhile, she learned that her lover had died in the war. In the painting the woman is consoled by female friends, who believe that she is mourning her son. The bereaved woman tells them that she is mourning her lover, who was much dearer to her than her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 129.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Survival in Post-Revolutionary Iran,” which appeared in Volume 7, Number 1 of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. Survival entails debts, of which I have accumulated more than I can ever reciprocate. As a mode of survival, writing emerges from the space of loss and as a way of mourning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
... figures to delimit boundaries between Islam and jahiliyya is further explored. Pre-Islamic Arabian mourning practices are condemned in a number of hadiths (which often associate them with women), ostensibly because these rituals imply opposition to the divine will, as well as a lack of faith in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Moroccan case. When in Iraqi Kurdistan it became clear after 2003 that the disap- peared relatives would not return to their families, women’s memories as Anfal survivors shifted from the theme of abandonment and mourn- ing the disappeared towards emphasizing their own suffering and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
... over Islam, given Leili’s disdain for her Islamic morals class? How do we make sense of Hooman’s posttraumatic stress disorder, the result of his military service during the Iran-Iraq War and of mourning for his martyred brother? How are we to understand Arezoo’s drug addiction, her sudden...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and work as Sammar quite naturally breaks from work in the office to -ex press her faith in the daily compulsory prayer (74 – 5). Sammar’s crushing pain manifests itself once again in her recogni- tion that she is imposing on herself a longer period of mourning than that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... zones, and mourning rituals as spaces that destabilize, estrange, and reveal. Challenging the sensi- tive boundary between popular culture and theological interpretations of revelation, Ruth Roded’s chapter critically explores Orientalist treat- ments of the Prophet Muhammad’s virility and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... survivors reintegrate into their present life. Symbolic closure is especially important for relatives of disappeared persons with prolonged mourning processes (Hamber and Wilson 2003). Relating to this framework, my article shows how greatly Anfal women’s trauma work has been shaped by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
.... Indeed, each year Shi'ites mourn his death on Ashura, and the most recent manifestation of this sentiment was conveyed in southern Iraq several months ago, when, after decades of quietism and suppression, thousands of Shi'ite mourners took to the streets of Iraq to remember Husayn’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 193–197.
Published: 01 November 2009
... as if Wild Mulberries thematically and tonally foreshadows B as in Beirut, despite the fact that the latter was written fi rst. Both novels succeed in portraying the rawness of pain, mourning, and perhaps most powerfully, resigna- tion. At times the reader feels like a voyeur, watching people...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Amalia Saʾar Space and Mobility in Palestine . Julie Peteet . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2017 . 239 pages. isbn 9780253025111 . No Place for Grief: Martyrs, Prisoners, and Mourning in Contemporary Palestine . Lotte Buch Segal . Philadelphia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... protagonist mourns one by one the millions of soldiers who died in World War I and the soldiers and civilians who died in the armed conflict in the Kurdish geography in the 1980s and 1990s with recitations from the Quran. Instead of emphasizing numbers, the protagonist commemorates the dead as individual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . “ Mourning for the Disappeared: The Case of the Saturday Mothers .” MA thesis, Sehir University . Livaneli Zülfü . 1995 . “ Hasan Ocak’in Bayram Gunu ” (“The Feast of Hasan Ocak: His Funeral”). Milliyet , April 21 . gazetearsivi.milliyet.com.tr/Arsiv/1995/05/21 . Mağden Perihan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... figures of Xecê and Zîn, two heroes in classic Kurdish literature. Xecê follows her lover, Sîyabend, into death when he falls off a cliff after they have finally been united following an odyssey of obstacles embodied by evil landlords and resentful kin. Zîn, on the other hand, dies mourning her lover, Mem...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Islam is a living religion, not a set of immovable constraints that freeze worshippers in a perpetual state of mourning. Conceptualizing shari‘a as a vague and abstract set of foundational elements that does not even come close to covering the full spectrum of human possibilities and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 116–122.
Published: 01 November 2005
... “Bismillah” (In(In thethe namename ofof God),God), whichwhich sheshe ex-ex- plains as a prayer of thankfulness (1913:39). Elsewhere, Zeyneb remarks, “We, like the Buddhists, have no mourning” (1913:160), which can only refl ect Ellison’s limited view. Likewise, according to Zeyneb, groups of Turkish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... dervish clothing he liked to wear on casual occasions, laughing at himself, or with himself, or at my own clumsy attempts to paint a portrait of him, a portrait of the artist as a young rebel, an old sage, a frisky poet in love with art, a tragic exile mourning his imprisoned...