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2018

October

18/10/18
18/10/18
  • From Pre to Post-Revolution Ideals of Womanhood
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • First of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

19/10/18
19/10/18
  • The Politics of 'Women without Men': Novel and Film
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Second of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

22/10/18
  • Crossing Religious Divides in Zoya Pirzad’s Works
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Third of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

23/10/18
  • Fictions of Women in the Public Sphere
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Fourth of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

27/10/18
30/10/18

November

13/11/18
  • Gendering 'Everyday Islam'
  • Pnina Werbner (Keele University), Claudia Liebelt (University of Bayreuth), Laura Ferrero (University of Turin), Deniz Kandiyoti (SOAS)
  • Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

15/11/18
20/11/18
  • Shari'a, dissection and justice in modern Egypt
  • Khaled Fahmy, University of Cambridge
  • British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Annual Lecture. Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

23/11/18
27/11/18
29/11/18
  • War Songs
  • James E. Montgomery, University of Cambridge
  • Event to mark the publication of the first English translation of War Songs by ‘Antarah ibn Shaddad.

December

01/12/18
04/12/18
11/12/18