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Pedram Khosronejad is an Iranian contemporary anthropologist.
|Born||2 April 1969|
|Occupation||anthropologist and Author|
Biography[edit | edit source]
Pedram Khosronejad was born on 2nd April 1969 in Tehran.
Education[edit | edit source]
- PhD, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
- MA (Visual Art Research), University of Art, Tehran
- BA (Painting), University of Art, Tehran
Career[edit | edit source]
- Adjunct Professor, School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University
- Curator, (Persian Art and Material Culture), Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
- Associate Director, Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, Oklahoma State University, (2015-2019)
- Goli Rais Larizadeh Chair, Department of Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews, Scotland (2007-2015).
Academic Activities[edit | edit source]
- Founder, The Avini Collection, University of St Andrews, U.K.
- Founder and Chief editor, Journal of Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME), Sean Kingston Publishing, U.K.
- Founder and Editor, The Anthropology of Persianate Societies, Sean Kingston Publishing, U.K
- Founder and moderator, the Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China) Network, European Association of Social Anthropologists.
- Member, Middle East Studies Association of North America (2019 - 2020)
- Member, American Institute of Iranian Studies (2019 - 2020)
- Member, The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (2007 - 2021)
Books[edit | edit source]
- Qajar Shiite Material Culture: From the Court of Naser al-Din Shah to Popular Religious Paintings, Oklahoma State University, 2018
- Women's Rituals and Ceremonies in Shiite Iran and Muslim Communities: Methodological and Theoretical Challenges, LIT Verlag, 2015
- The Art and Material Culture of Iranian Shi'ism: Iconography and Religious Devotion in Shi'i Islam, I.B. Tauris, 2012
Articles[edit | edit source]
- Bagh-e Ferdows Az Dirzaman-e Shokoufayi, Tarikh-e Moaser-e Iran, vol 20, no 79-80, p. 239 - 271.
- Reflections on the diversity and religious functions of holy places and sacred stones among Bakhtiari nomads, Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia, vol 1, no 2, p. 143 - 169.
- Remembering the Sacred Defence : Iran-Iraq war memorials, Anthropology News, vol 52, no 6, p, 15 - 15.