About Dr Nijmeh Hajjar

Dr Hajjar's research interests include: Conflict and dialogue in the cultural encounter between the Arab and Islamic worlds and the West as reflected in the Contemporary Arab discourse Contemporary Arab Islamic thought and political culture The language of modern Arabic political discourse Status and role of women in the modern Middle East, and early Islamic history Muslim women in Western societies Women and Arabic popular culture: folktales and proverbs Women in the fatwa discourse Arabic language and literature Modern Arabic Mahjar literature Mass media and Arab society and culture Arab and Islamic communities in Australia Socio-cultural change in early Arab Islamic society Arab Islamic philosophy and history of art with focus on Ikhwan al-Safa.