Dr. Salwa Alinat Abed_
Written by Igor Kocevski

Dr. Salwa Alinat Abed

Short CV

2020-1: Post-doctorate and research fellow, Dan David institute at the Tel-Aviv University.

2017-8: Post-doctorate and research fellow, Truman Institute for the Promotion of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In the framework of my post-doctoral work, I wrote a book on the position and experiences of women in the Islamic Movement in Israel.

10.5.2016: PhD, Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Dissertation: From Leadership to Empowerment: Women in the Islamic Movement in Israel (1980-2013). Supervisors: Dr. Mohammed Al-Atuna and Dr. Nimrod Horowitz of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2005-2009: MA studies, “Contemporary Middle East” program, research track, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Magna cum Laude). Thesis: Childhood in Conflict: Representing conflicts in Palestinian children’s literature in the West Bank between the years 2000-1987. Mentors: Prof. Eli Poda, head of the Department for Middle East Studies of the Hebrew University, and Dr. Yael Dar, Faculty of Literature at Tel Aviv University.

1999-2004: BA. Communication, journalism, and education. Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Prizes and Scholarships

2018-2020: Research grant, Truman Institute, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The study deals with the involvement of Jewish and Muslim religious women in Israel in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

2017: Post-doctoral grant, Truman Institute, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2017: Post-doctoral grant, Lady Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2016: Research grant, Chaim Herzog Center for the Study of the Middle East, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

2013: Research grant, Walter Libech Institute for Education for Jewish-Arab Coexistence, School of Education, Tel Aviv University.

Research Topic:  ,,Time for Others: Patterns of action and religious interpretation among female religious activists in Israel

Research Advisor:
Dr. Paula E. Faulkner, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA
Dr. Fernando Barragán Medero, University of La Laguna, Spain


Host University:

University of La Laguna