Guest
Abbas Amanat, Professor of History and International and Area Studies, and
Director, Iranian Studies Initiative

Previous Episodes

bozovic

January 21, 2015
Guest: Marijeta Bozovic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Subject: Radical Poetics after the Soviet Union

armstrong

December 3, 2014
Guest: Carol Armstrong, Professor of Art History
Subject: Cézanne's Gravity

de

November 19, 2014
Guest: Rohit De, Assistant Professor of History
Subject: Law and Life in India

auld

November 12, 2014
Guest: Graeme Auld, Visiting Associate Professor of Canadian Studies and Political Science
Subject: The rise and evolution of forest, coffee, and fisheries certification

lombard

November 5, 2014
Guest: Louisa Lombard, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Subject: Central African Republic

 

more...

Episode: May 6, 2009

18:12

A Professor of History and International and Area Studies, and Director of the Iranian Studies Initiative at the MacMillan Center, Professor Amanat’s teaching and research interests include modern Iran and the Middle East, Shi'ism, and apocalypticism. His principal publications include Pivot of the Universe and Resurrection and Renewal. Professor Amanat talks about his newest book, Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism.

Learn more about Abbas Amanat
Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism