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Connected Revolutions: Armenians and the Russian, Ottoman, and Iranian Revolutions in the Early Twentieth Century

A public lecture by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach

Wednesday, May 28, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The approach of this study on “connected revolutions” and Armenians in the  Russian, Ottoman, and Iranian Revolutions in the early twentieth century draws its inspiration from concepts of connected histories and histoire croisée. It focuses on the circulation and flow of ideas and Armenian revolutionaries, activists, and intellectuals who were often involved in more than one of three revolutions.

Houri Berberian is currently the Keddie-Balzan Fellow at UCLA. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program at California State University, Long Beach. She is the author of several published and forthcoming articles, including the prize-winning "Armenian Women in Turn-of-the-Century Iran: Education and Activism,” in Iran and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Nikki R. Keddie (Costa Mesa: Mazda, 2000). Her book, Armenians and the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1905-1911: “The Love for Freedom Has No Fatherland” appeared in 2001.

 This is the annual Keddie-Balzan Fellow Lecture.

Cost : Free

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

Sponsor(s): , Keddie-Balzan Fellowship Program

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