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[Book Talk] Righteous Politics: Power and Resilience in Iran

Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore

In this webinar, the Middle East Institute will host Professor Mehran Kamrava to explain Iran’s resilience and key findings from his recently-released book, Righteous Politics: Power and Resilience in Iran. Prof Kamrava will also touch on Tehran’s foreign policy domain, which he observes as increasingly securitised in recent decades.

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Reading Race in Medieval Arabic Literature a talk by Rachel Schine

Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University

How might we pursue comparative, critical study of premodern processes of racialization? This talk will cover main methods, meanings, and sources that the author engages in examining racialization in the Islamic Middle Ages, as well as some past and present problematics of doing so within the Euro-American academy.

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Images of Etel Adnan

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance

This event is taking place in remembrance of Etel Adnan, the beloved Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist, who passed away in November 2021. She is survived by her longtime partner, renowned Syrian Lebanese artist Simone Fattal.

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