SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Mehdi Beyad

BA (Hons) History (King's College London) MSc Middle East Politics (SOAS, University of London)
  • Overview
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Overview

Mehdi Beyad
Centre for Iranian Studies

PhD Student Associate Member

Department of Politics and International Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Name:
Mr Mehdi Beyad
Email address:
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
299a
Academic Support Hours:
Fridays 2 pm - 3 pm or by appointment
Thesis title:
Geopolitics and Identity: The Discourse of Arab-Iranian Rivalry in Ba'thist Iraq and Pahlavi Iran
Year of Study:
3
Internal Supervisors

Conferences

  • "Geopolitics and Identity: The Discourse of Arab-Iranian Rivalry in Ba'thist Iraq and Pahlavi Iran" - Order and Contestation: Re-thinking the Political, SOAS, University of London (June 2016)
  • Frantz Fanon and Ali Shari'ati on Culture and Authenticity" - New Directions for Political Thought, SOAS, University of London (February 2016)

Teaching

  • Introduction to Global History
  • Introduction to International Relations

Research

  • Islam and politics
  • Comparative philosophies and political thought
  • International politics of the Middle East
  • Global history
  • State formation
  • Decoloniality
  • Central/South America
  • Political economy
  • International historical sociology
  • African American history and politics