Dr. Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi Lecture - UCLA (March 2, 2008)
Title of the lecture: Democracy and Political Participation in the Islamic Republic
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi is an Assistant Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, who specializes in transnational and global histories in the Middle Eastern postcolonial context. He studies social movements and intellectual articulations of Islamic conceptions of modernity. He is currently completing a manuscript entitled Islam and Dissent in Postrevolutionary Iran: Abdolkarim Soroush and the Religious Foundations of Political Reform, to be published by I. B. Tauris & St. Martin?s Press.
This lecture was part of the CNES's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran