Ferya Tas

King's College London


Ferya started her MPhil/PhD in January, 2011 under the supervision of Professor Maleiha Malik. She obtained her LLB degree from the University of Istanbul in 2004 and her LLM degree from the University of Exeter in International Business Law in 2009. Ferya has been a member of Istanbul Bar Association and a practicing lawyer since 2005.

Research

Ferya’s research lies in the areas of sexuality and gender inequality in Law in the Middle East in general, domestic violence and honour crimes in particular. Her socio-legal research focuses on the crimes of honour in the contemporary Middle East comparatively. 

Ferya’s other research interests include gender studies, women in Muslim societies, family law and criminal caw in the Middle East, Islamic law, and human rights. 

Events


LCSS Welcome Reception 2012/13

A Welcome Reception at the University of Westminster for Turkish postgraduate students.


Forthcoming Events

Nov
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British Engagement Programme for Displaced Children - Part II

British Engagement Programme for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-formal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, forced migrants) families' children, aged between 10-16.


Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis


LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.


LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August


International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


Blog

“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA


In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy


On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.


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