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Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022

Episode 13 | Amal Al Malki | The World Cup and Women's Rights in Qatar | June 2021

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Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki, Founding Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad bin Khalifa University, spoke with Danyel Reiche, Visting Associate Professor at GUQ.

In previous podcasts, guests discussed issues related to Qatari female athletes. In today’s episode, our scope goes beyond sport and we examine the progress women have made in Qatar prior to the FIFA World Cup 2022 and which challenges remain.

Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki is the Founding Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation. Prior to that, she was the Executive Director of the Translation and Interpreting Institute, which she founded in 2011. She also was an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar where she taught courses in writing composition, postcolonial literature, theories of translation and Islamic feminism. Dr. Al-Malki holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of London-SOAS, where she also earned a Master Degree in English-Arabic Applied Linguistics and Translation.

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