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Rethinking Iranian Nationalism—DAY 1

Fri, April 2, 2010 • 8:30 AM • AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Room 202

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This is a two-day conference. Free and open to the public

This conference brings together scholars broadly engaged in questioning the received assumptions and conceptual habits long defining the history of modern Iran. the goal is to share ongoing research, combine effors, chart new areas of analysis, and collectively rethink the historiography of Iranian nationalism.

Day 1 panels and speakers:

Centers, Peripheries, and National Identities, 8:30 a.m.

  • Touraj Atabaki, University of Leiden
  • Mana Kia, Harvard University
  • Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Imagining Iran: Ideology & Historiography, 10:15 a.m.

  • Ali Anooshahr, University of California, Davis
  • Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi, University of Toronto
  • Afshin Marashi, California State University, Sacramento
  • Camron Amin, University of Michigan, Dearborn

Islam and Nationalism, 2 p.m.

  • Afshin Matin-Asgari, California State University, LA
  • Farzin Vejdani, University of Arizona
  • Kamran Scot Aghaie, University of Texas at Austin
  • Wendy DeSouza, UCLA

For more information, e-mail kim.giles@austin.utexas.edu

Sponsored by: Center for Middle Eastern Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Society of Iranian American Women for Education, Institute for Historical Studies, History Dept., and Dept. of Middle Eastern Studies


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