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Hoviyat-ha-ye sayyal: Paziresh Eslam va a'in-e Baha'i dar miyan-e Yahoudian-e Iran [Negotiating Identities: Iranian Jews Conversion to Islam and the Baha’i faith]

A lecture by Mehrdad Amanat, independent scholar and writer

Sunday, October 30, 2011
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
118 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. Mehrdad Amanat, an independent scholar living in Los Angeles, received his M.A in Islamic Studies in 1979 and PhD in history, in 2006, both from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a regular contributor to the Encyclopedia Iranica. His book, Jewish Identities in Iran: Resistance and Conversion to Islam and the Bahai Faith, is published by I.B.Tauris in 2011.

Lecture in Persian

Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series 

Cost : Free and Open to the Public

(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies Program of UCLA

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