Middle East Studies
Ashjan Ajour

Ashjan Ajour

Department: Sociology, Palestinian Studies

Ashjan Ajour completed her PhD in sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London in August 2019. Her research interests and teaching experience are situated in sociology; gender studies and feminist theories and movements; political subjectivity; incarceration; and decolonization and global indigenous politics. She taught in the United Kingdom and Palestine at Goldsmiths, Warwick University, and Birzeit University. In 2019, she engaged as a Teaching Fellow in Sociology at Warwick University convening modules in gender studies. Her latest publications include an article by Cultural Politics (Duke University Press, 2021): The Spiritualization of Politics and the Technologies of Resistant Body: Conceptualizing Hunger Striking Subjectivityand a forthcoming book by Palgrave Macmillan: Reclaiming Humanity in Palestinian Hunger Strikes: Revolutionary Subjectivity and Decolonizing the Body.