Kamran Scot Aghaie
Kamran Scot Aghaie
|Born||December 8, 1967|
|Institutions||The University of Texas at Austin|
Kamran Scot Aghaie (born December 8, 1967) is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern studies at University of Texas. He received his PhD degree from University of California, Los Angeles. His primary research interests are Islamic studies, Shi'ism, modern Iranian and Middle Eastern history. He is also interested in world history, historiography, religious studies, nationalism, gender studies and economic history.
Education[edit | edit source]
- 1999, PhD in History (University of California, Los Angeles).
- 1995, MA in History (University of California, Los Angeles).
- 1992-1993, CASA Fellow-Center for Arabic Study Abroad (American University in Cairo).
- 1991, BA in History; BA in Asian Studies (University of Tennessee, Knoxville).
Academic Activity[edit | edit source]
- 2005-Pres. Associate Professor; Middle Eastern Studies and History, Univ. of Texas, Austin.
- 1999-2005 Assistant Professor; Middle Eastern Studies, Univ. of Texas, Austin.
- 1998-1999 Instructor; Middle Eastern Studies, Univ. of Texas, Austin.
Publications[edit | edit source]
books[edit | edit source]
- The women of Karbala: ritual performance and symbolic discourses in modern Shi’i Islam (2005)
- The martyrs of Karbala : Shi'i symbols and rituals in modern Iran (2005)
articles[edit | edit source]
- "Religious rituals, social identities and political relationships in Tehran under Qajar rule, 1850s–1920s “, Religion and Society in Qajar Iran, edited by Robert Gleave, London, Routledge/Curzon Press, 2005, 373-392 p.
- "Reinventing Karbala: Revisionist interpretations of the ‘Karbala Paradigm”, Jusur: The UCLA Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 1994, Vol. 10, 1–30 p.
- «The Karbala Narrative in Shii Political Discourse in Modern Iran in the 1960s– 1970s.”, The Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2001, 151176 – p.
- "The Origins of the Sunnite-Shi'ite Divide and the Emergence of the Taziyeh Tradition", The Drama Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, Winter 2005, 42–47p.
- "Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora", By Frank Korom, Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2004, 405-408 p.
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