23 April, 2014
09:30 - 18:00
London Metropolitan University, GSB01 Goulston Street, Basement Lecture Theatre, 16 Goulston Street London E1 7TP
Dr Maria Holt University of Westminister
Dr Maria Holt
University of Westminister

Dr Maria Holt is a Reader in Politics in the Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Westminster. She obtained a PhD in Politics from the University of York in 2004.


Dr Holt has conducted research into Palestinian refugee women in Lebanon in terms of memory, identity and change; Muslim women, violence and conflict; women and Islamic resistance in the Arab world; and the British colonial period in southern Yemen. Her latest publications are Women and conflict in the Middle East: Palestinian refugees and the response to violence (London: I B Tauris, 201) and Women and Islamic resistance in the Arab world (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2013), with Haifaa Jawad. Her current research focuses on the role of violence against women in conflict in the Muslim world.

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