Archives for "saudi arabia"
Saudi women's rights advocate Manal Alsharif.
OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

Danforth's letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.