Democracy and Political Participation in the Islamic Republic
A public lecture by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sunday, March 02, 20085:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dodd Hall 121
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi is an Assistant Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, who specializes in transnational and global histories in the Middle Eastern postcolonial context. He studies social movements and intellectual articulations of Islamic conceptions of modernity. He is currently completing a manuscript entitled Islam and Dissent in Postrevolutionary Iran: Abdolkarim Soroush and the Religious Foundations of Political Reform, to be published by I. B. Tauris & St. Martin’s Press.
This lecture is part of the Center's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Lecture will be presented in Persian.
Cost : Free
PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies