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Rahina Muazu

Video: 'Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'': The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria

January 10, 2022
As part of the 2021-22 WSRP Lecture Series, Rahina Muazu, (Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin), Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islam, gave the lecture, "Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'": The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria."... Read more about Video: 'Why Invite Her Here? Her Voice is 'Awra!'': The Female Voice and 'Vocal Nudity' Debates in Northern Nigeria

Research Associate Profile

Georgette Ledgister 2020–21 Research Associate Georgette Ledgister describes her journey from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. as a child and her current research on the role of gender in war in Africa.