We have an exciting lineup of speakers for fall, with the first event scheduled for Wednesday, September 6. The final location of our seminar series will be posted soon. As always, you will receive an email if you are subscribed to our "Events" list.
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We look forward to seeing you when the fall semester begins!
All of us at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center hope you enjoy these last few weeks of summer.
Fall 2023 Calendar
Naghmeh Sohrabi, Brandies University
The Intimate Lives of Books in the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, University of Pennsylvania
Heroes to Hostages: US-Iran Relations through Race, Gender, and Social Change
Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani, University of Southern California
Precarious Petroleum: Volatile Reservoirs, Varies Natural Gas Compositions,
and Development in 1960s Iran
Babak Rahimi, University of California, San Diego
Staging Taʿziyeh: Aryanism, Heritage, and the Shiraz Arts Festival, 1967-1977
Kusha Sefat, Tehran University
Revolution of Things: The Islamism and Post-Islamism of Objects in Tehran
Claudia Yaghoobi, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Transnational Culture in the Iranian Armenian Diaspora
Azadeh Kian, Université Paris Cité
Rethinking Gender, Ethnicity and Religion in Iran: An Intersectional Approach to National Identity
Djavad Salehi, Virginia Tech University
Social Inequality Indexes Before and After the Revolution in Iran
Manami Goto, Akita University, Japan
Reimagining Iranian Cultural Identities: Stories from Emirati Youth
Dina Esfandiary, Senior Advisor, International Crisis Group (ICG)
New Order in the Gulf, the Rise of the UAE
Sima Shakhsari, University of Minnesota
What Counts as Violence? Transgender Refugees, Sanctions, and Torture