Iranian Nationalism and the Different Shades of Internal Colonialism: Kurds and Other non-Persian Minorities
Thursday, October 26, 2023, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar is pleased to present
Assistant Professor of of Sociology of Race and Ethnic Relations, Dept. of Sociology, Bentley University and MESA Global Academy Scholar, 2020-2021
Ahmad Mohammadpour is a socio-anthropologist from Eastern Kurdistan, Iran. He has his PhD in sociology from Shiraz University, Iran. He has also a PhD in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he taught courses on nationalism, and ethno-religious conflicts in the Contemporary Middle East. Mohammadpour's research centers on the ethno-religious minorities and political economy of de-development in Iran, with a focus on Eastern Kurds. He has written eight monographs and (co)authored over 60 academic articles in English, Kurdish and Persian. Mohammadpour’s works on Kurdistan are widely considered models for ethnographic and grounded theory-based research in Iran.
Mohammadpour’s works have appeared in various international peer-reviewed journals such as Critical Sociology, Security Dialogue, Current Anthropology, British Journal of Sociology, Third World Quarterly, Ethnicities, Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, and the International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing, among others.
Co-sponsors: Weatherhead Center for International Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: Liz Flanagan
Thursday, October 26 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Harvard University, CGIS Knafel 262 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138