Cornell University

Neda Bolourchi

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

White Hall, 110
123 Central Ave., Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Neda Bolourchi is a Post-Doctoral Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. She is an interdisciplinary scholar deeply engaged in legal, ethnographic, and archival theory and methodology. She currently is completing the book manuscript of her dissertation, Contending Visions of Iran: The Battle for the Sacred Nation-State, as well as an oral history project. Both examine the transformative discourse on and about Iran as sacred across the political and religious spectra during the twentieth century. Neda's work has been supported with multiple fellowships by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, among others.

She is published in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes on religion, politics, legal systems, the modern Middle East, and the Iran-Iraq War. Also, her work has appeared in a variety of Jane's publications, Congressional Quarterly's Political Handbook of the World, Praeger Security International, and the Atlantic Council's Iran Source, among others. She has provided analysis and commentary to Washington, D.C. think-tanks as well as the BBC, al-Jazeera, and others.

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Lecture

Departments

Near Eastern Studies

Contact E-Mail

akc52@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Ayla

Contact Phone

6072556275

Speaker

Neda Bolourchi

Speaker Affiliation

Rutgers University

Dept. Web Site

neareasternstudies.cornell.edu

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