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04/22/08

Conference at Yale - Facing Others: Iranian Identity Boundaries& Modern Political Cultures


April 25 - 27, 2008

Yale Iranian Studies Initiative
Council on Middle East Studies
MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue
Yale University, New Haven, CT


Friday, April 25

3:00pm Registration & Opening Remarks

Abbas Amanat (Yale University)

4:00pm Panel I: Legacy of Cultural Exclusion

Dick Davis (Ohio State University) Stephen Dale (Ohio State University) Sunil Sharma (Boston University) Muzaffar Alam (University of Chicago)


Saturday, April 26

8:30am Panel II: The Internal Frontiers

Lois Beck (Washington University) Touraj Atabaki (University of Leiden) Arash Khazeni(Claremont-McKenna College) Gene Garthwaite (Dartmouth College)

11:00am Panel III: Empires and Encounters

Rudi Matthee (University of Delaware) Sabri Ates (Southern Methodist University) H. Lyman Stebbins (University of Chicago) Fakhreddin Azimi (University of Connecticut)

2:30pm Panel IV: Identity and Iranian Political Cultures

Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi (University of Toronto) Afshin Matin-Asgari (California State University) Houchang Chehabi (Boston University) Arang Keshavarzian (Connecticut College)

5:00pm Special Panel

Bert Fragner (Austrian Academy of Sciences)


Sunday, April 27

9:00am Panel V: Globalized Anxieties

Orly Rahimiyan (Ben-Gurion University) Mina Yazdani (University of Toronto) Mahmoud Sadri(Texas Women's University) Manochehr Dorraj Farzin Vahdat (Vassar College)

11:30am Plenary Session

Ehsan Yarshater (Center for Iranian Studies, Columbia University)

Hosted by the Iranian Studies Initiative and the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center.Visit www.yale.edu/macmillan/cmes for more information.

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