Feminist Foreign Policy
Social Movements & Non-violent Resistance
Violence against women
Iraqi Women Academics Disagree About Women-Only Universities Al-Fanar Media Jun 5, 2022
Tishreen Women and the 2021 Iraqi Elections Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. Foundation Mar 22, 2022
Iraqi Women Academics Form Network to Overcome Challenges Al-Fanar Media Dec 29, 2021
To think is to dream: an Iraqi perspective 1001IraqiThoughts Nov 26, 2021
Where are women’s voices on the Middle East in Australia? co-author Broad Agenda Mar 29, 2021
Women and War: The Politics of Theatrical Representation Australian Institute of International Affairs Aug 5 2020
The Pink and Purple Protest: Iraqi Women Invert the Gender Game Australian Institute of International Affairs Apr 1, 2020
Hadeel Abdelhameed ( @HadeelAbdelhamed ) is an academic researcher focused on Iraqi women in social movements and their contribution in electoral and political processes since the US-led military coalition invasion in 2003. She migrated to Australia from Iraq in 2011. She is a co-founder of the Iraqi Women’s Academic Network.
She has been a Research Fellow at Monash University in Australia since 2022 and was appointed an Associate in May 2023 at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies based in Hamburg, Germany.
Hadeel was a 2021-2022 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung research fellow. She is an honorary associate at La Trobe University School of Humanities and Social Science, English and Creative Arts in Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of the Middle East Studies Forum as a research associate at the Alfred Deakin Institution for Citizenship and Globalization.
Her research with the Syria and Iraq country office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung political foundation focused on the role of women candidates, voters and participants in electoral boycotts. Her PhD research at Trobe focused on the depiction of female characters in Australian and Iraqi theatre about war. Her PhD is in comparative literature / drama and gender studies. She also has an M.A. on American contemporary drama from Baghdad University.
Hadeel has been published in the Cambridge University Press, Journal of Contemporary Iraq and the Arab World, Australian Institute of International Affairs, and Arab Stage.