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Constitutional Rights Reconsidered: Development of Civil Law and the Shaping of Iran's Judiciary (1907-1940)

A public lecture by Ali Gheissari, University of San Diego and Brown University

Monday, February 26, 2007
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ali Gheissari is Professor of History at the University of San Diego and Visiting Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. He studied at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, Tehran University, and at St Antony's College, Oxford. He has published extensively in both English and Persian on the intellectual and political history of modern Iran. His books include: Merchants in Tabriz and Rasht during the Iranian Constitutional Revolution (1906-1911); Democracy in Iran; Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century; and Persian translation of Immanuel Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Ethics. He is also on the Editorial Board of Iran Studies series, published by E. J. Brill.

This lecture is part of the Center's Persian Lecture Series.

Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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