An ethnographic study of Muslim women in comedy

Lead Research Organisation: University of Leeds
Department Name: Sociology & Social Policy


- What impact does female Muslim comedy have on Muslim and non-Muslim relations in Britain?
- Whether and to what extent is Muslim comedy an empowering form of resistance for Muslim subjects? How might the the comedy content be limited by expectations of Orientalist discourses?
- What influence do the comedians' minority identities have on their comedy? How might it intersect with debates of Islamophobia?


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
ES/P000746/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2027
2443253 Studentship ES/P000746/1 01/10/2020 30/09/2024 Tabitha Fuster-Burnett