Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Events

Gender Dynamics in Contemporary Iran:Socio-Demographic Perspective

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Yaghoob Foroutan, Ph.D.

Dr. Yaghoob Foroutan, presenter. This seminar focuses on gender dynamics in Iran from a social and demographic perspective. This context has witnessed a wide range of socio-cultural and demographic changes over the past decades: more than a half-century of the Western-oriented Pahlavi monarchy, the 1979 Islamic Revolution,  Read more

A Room From Damascus in LA

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

Islamic room - detail

A Lecture by Linda Komaroff. Dr. Komaroff has served as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Curator of Islamic Art and Department Head, Art of the Middle East, since 1995. She is the author and editor of several books, including an edited volume entitled "Exhibiting the Middle East: Collections and Perceptions of Islamic Art" (Ars Orientalis, vol. 30, 2000), and has  Read more

Compulsory Veiling (Hijab) and Stealthy Freedom in Iran

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Masih Alinejad

 A Conversation with Masih Alinejad, moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, Director of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies & Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. Masih Alinejad is a prominent Iranian Journalist, renowned for her critical and courageous  Read more

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