Event Date: September 17, 2009 - 11:30 am Location: Social Sciences Building, 120, University Pvt., room 4004
A lecture by Farhad Kazemi, New York University.
Co-sponsor: Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA).
Free. Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Dr. Kazemi is Professor of Politics and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. He has served as NYU’s Vice Provost (1999-2003), Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, Chairman of the Department of Politics, and Director of the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies. He has also served as President of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and of the Society for Iranian Studies. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Council on Foreign Relations. A former editor of Iranian Studies, he has authored “Poverty and Revolution in Iran” (1980); “Culture and Politicsin Iran” (1988); and has edited “Iranian Revolution in Perspective”(1980); and (with R.D. McChesney) “A Way Prepared: Studies on Islamic Culture in Honor of Richard”.