April 13, 2011, 12:00pm
The Subversive Inspiration of Human Sciences and Religious Intellectuals in Iran
Presenter: Ali Mirsepassi, New York University
Location: College Hall 209

Ali Mirsepassi is professor of Middle Eastern studies and sociology at the Gallatin School and director of Iranian Studies Initiative at New York University. His teaching interests include social theories of modernity, comparative and historical sociology, sociology of religion, Middle Eastern societies and cultures, and Islam and social change. His most recent (and forthcoming) publications include Political Islam, Iran and Enlightenment (Cambridge University Press, 2011), Democracy in Modern Iran (New York University Press, 2010), and Intellectual Discourses and Politics of Modernization: Negotiating Modernity in Iran (Cambridge University Press, 2000). 

This event was originally scheduled for March. 3rd

The Department of History and The Middle East Center