Madawi al-Rasheed

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Madawi al-Rasheed, (Arabic: مضاوي الرشيد‎; born (1962-10-00)October 1962) is a Saudi Arabian professor of social anthropology. Al-Rasheed has held a position at the department of Theology and Religious Studies in King’s College London and as a Visiting Professor at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She gives occasional lectures in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. She is the granddaughter of Mohammed bin Talal al-Rasheed, the last prince of the Emirate of Ha’il. She has written several books and articles in academic journals on the Arabian Peninsula, Arab migration, globalisation, gender, and religious transnationalism. As of 2016, she is a Visiting Research Professor at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore.


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