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Roua Al Taweel

PhD Candidate, Ulster University

Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University

Roua is a 1st year PhD candidate, examining the link between forced displacement, socioeconomic injustices, and gender discriminatory nationality laws (GDNL) in the Syrian context. She holds an MA degree in Women’s and Gender Studies (Poland/UK 2014-2016). Roua combines personal, professional and academic experience and interest to enrich academic scholarship on Syria conflict produced by Syrians. In addition to direct engagement with Lebanese, Iraqi and Sudanese displaced communities between 2006-2012, her work with Syrian feminist and women-led organisations included unpacking different aspects of the gendered experience and contributing to research recommendations to the debates around political solutions in the Syrian conflict.