Nira Yuval-Davis

Nira Yuval-Davis is professor emeritus and honorary director of the Research Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) at the University of East London. She has been President of the Research Committee 05 (on Racism, Nationalism, Indigeneity and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association, a founder member of Women Against Fundamentalism and the international research network on Women In Militarized Conflict Zones. Professor Yuval-Davis has written widely on theoretical and empirical aspects of intersected gendered nationalisms, racisms, fundamentalisms, citizenships, identities, belonging/s and everyday bordering. Her books include Woman-nation-state (1989), Racialized boundaries (1992), Unsettling settler societies, (1995), Gender and nation (1997), The warning signs of fundamentalism (2004), The politics of belonging (2011), Women against fundamentalism (2014) and Bordering (forthcoming). Her works have been translated into more than ten languages. Nira Yuval-Davis won the 2018 International Sociological Association Award for Excellence in Research and Practice.