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

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Episode: May 6, 2009

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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.

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Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism