SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Post-Revolutionary Iran

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Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Syracuse University

Date: 23 June 2018Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 23 June 2018Time: 8:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B202

Type of Event: Talk

Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Professor of Political Science and O’Hanley Faculty Scholar at Syracuse University. He is currently a Fellow of the American Council on Education in residence at California State University, Northridge as well as a visiting scholar at UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies.

Dr Boroujerdi’s research centers on intellectual and political history of modern Iran. He is the author of Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (1996), I Carved, Worshiped and Shattered: Essays on Iranian Politics and Identity [in Persian] (2010), and Postrevolutionary Iran: A Political Handbook (forthcoming from Syracuse University Press). He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters in English and Persian and edited Mirror for the Muslim Prince: Islam and Theory of Statecraft (2013).

Dr Boroujerdi has been a postdoctoral Fellow and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at Harvard University and University of Texas at Austin. In addition, he has served as the editor of the Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East book series published by Syracuse University Press (1996-2014), the book review editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies (2002-2007), and a principal investigator of the Iran Data Portal. Dr Boroujerdi has also been a non-resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C (2005-2016), and President of the Association for Iranian Studies (2012-2014).

Event in Persian. Donations welcome.

Admission free for students.

Organiser: Forum Iran in association with the London Middle East Institute

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