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Lecture by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi at UCLA: How the Iranian Constitution Secularized Islam



Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA Presents: Two Public Lectures by  Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Demokracy ve mosharekat-e siyasi dar Jomhouri Eslami

(Democracy and Political Participation in the Islamic Republic)

(In Persian)


Sunday, March 2, 2008, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Dodd Hall, 121, UCLA



How the Iranian Constitution Secularized Islam

(In English)


Monday, March 3, 2008, 2:00PM-4:00 PM

UCLA Faculty Center, Sequoia Room


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 is part of the Center's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran

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