Aysha Navest

Aysha Navest holds a bachelor degree in Arabic Language and Culture (University of Utrecht) and graduated in Middle Eastern Studies (MA) (University of Amsterdam in 2012). In 2013 she worked as a teaching assistant for Arabic language at the University of Utrecht and in 2015 she participated in the research project on the marriages of female migrants to Islamist-controlled areas of Syria. Her main research interests are related to marriages, reverts and (Islamist) activism around the globe.


Navest, Aysha, Martijn de Koning, and Annelies Moors, 2016, ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria: Agency beyond the victim versus activist paradigm’, Anthropology Today 32, 2: 22-25. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8322.12241/epdf


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