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"Ray-Baghdad-Cordoba: The Highway of Knowledge" A talk by Prof. Mateo Farzaneh

Department: Center for Persian Studies and Culture

Date and Time: December 4, 2017 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Event Location: Social Science Plaza A (SSPA) 1100

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Please join us on Monday, December 4, 2017, 11 am - 12 pm in UC Irvine's Social Science Plaza A (SSPA) 1100 for a talk by Prof. Mateo Farzaneh (Northeastern Illionois University, Chicago) titled "Ray-Baghdad-Cordoba: The Highway of Knowledge".

Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh is an associate professor of history at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. He primarily researches the entangled history of religion with politics in Iran. His book, The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the Clerical Leadership of Khurasani (Syracuse University Press, 2015) won the History Honor Society Best First Book Award in 2016.  Iranian Women and Gender in the Iran-Iraq War is Farzaneh’s next book that will be out in 2020.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

This talk is presented by Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture.