Graduate Students

Assef Ashraf
Sixth Year (2008)
Political Culture of Early Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
From Khan to Shah: The Rise of a Qajar Political and Court Culture in Iran, 1785-1848
Camille Cole
First Year (2013)
River Systems in Mesopotamia and Iran
Abbas Amanat and Alan Mikhail
Kevin Gledhill
Third Year (2011)
The Caspian World and the Emergence of Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
John Hartley
Sixth Year (2008)
Religion, politics & society; belief, meaning and morality in social action; religion and globalization; revolutions; Muslim-Christian relations; political communication; social theory
Phil Gorski
Religious Exclusivists Taking Inclusive Action?
Navid Hassanpour
Fifth Year (2009)
Politics of Information
Hadi Jorati
Sixth Year (2008)
Nasir al-Din Tusi, Ilkhanid Iran, Persian Historiography
Dimitri Gutas and Abbas Amanat
Tanya Lawrence
Second Year (2012)
The Iranian community in Istanbul during the Tanzimat, Press and Literature in Early 20th century Iran
Abbas Amanat
Annie Pfeifer
Fifth Year (2008)
Modernism, 20th Century Literature and Political Theory, Literature of Exile
Katie Trumpener, Rüdiger Campe, and Abbas Amanat
To the Collector Belong the Spoils: The Transformations of Modernist Practices of Collecting
Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan
Second Year (2012)
19-20th century Visual Culture/photography in Iran
Kishwar Rizvi
Hosna Sheikholeslami
Fifth Year (2009)
translation, social science in Iran, publishing industry
Karen Nakamura
“Do Books Make Revolutions?”: Publishers, Translators, and the Circulation of Western Philosophy in Iran
Waleed Ziad
Fourth Year (2010)
Sufi networks in the 18th and early 19th century Persianate world
Abbas Amanat
Trans-regional Authority in the Age of Political Fragmentation and the Great Game: Naqshbandi-Mujaddidi Revivalist Networks and the Shaping of the Early Modern Persianate World