Do Muslim women need saving? (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

Abu-Lughod The American University in Cairo recently hosted Lila Abu-Lughod, a professor of Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Columbia University. She delivered two lectures, the first titled ‘Saving Muslim Women’ on 28 October, and the Edward Said Memorial Lecture titled ‘A Settler-colonialism of her own: Imagining Palestine’s alternatives’ on 30 October. Abu-Lughod is a…