Publications

18 Publications

2019

Book Chapter

From Harvard University Press:

"The edited volume Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore re-contextualizes Cyrus’s foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond."

Journal Article

From Journal of Agrarian Change:

"Giovanni Arrighi joined together questions of agrarian political economy with questions concerning the livelihoods of rural migrants and the fate of peasant communities as they dissipated. This article applies Arrighi's concerns to the case of Iran to…

2018

Book

From Brill:

"Sufism in Central Asia: New Perspectives on Sufi Traditions, 15th-21st Centuries brings together ten original studies on historical aspects of Sufism in this region. A central question, of ongoing significance, underlies each contribution: what is the relationship between Sufism as…

Book

From Cambridge University Press:

"The site of medieval Euchaïta, on the northern edge of the central Anatolian plateau, was the centre of the cult of St Theodore Tiro ('the Recruit'). Unlike most excavated or surveyed urban centres of the Byzantine period, Euchaïta was never a major metropolis, cultural…

Report

From European Middle East Research Group:

"The first brief produced from Iran Social Survey data, this highlights election-related findings relevant for understanding how citizens engage with the political process in Iran.

The authors…

2017

Journal Article

From History Today:

"Iran, despite its conquest by the armies of Islam, retained its own Persian language and much of its culture. Khodadad Rezakhani examines the process by which a Zoroastrian empire became part of the Islamic world."

Book

From Edinburgh University Press:

"Central Asia is commonly imagined as the marginal land on the periphery of Chinese and Middle Eastern civilisations. At best, it is understood as a series of disconnected areas that served as stop-overs along the Silk Road. However, in the mediaeval period, this…

2016

Book

From University of Minnesota Press:

"Foucault in Iran centers on the significance of Foucault’s writings on the Iranian Revolution and the profound mark it left on his lectures on ethics, spirituality, and fearless speech. This interdisciplinary work will spark a lively debate in its…

Book

From O/R Books (Counterpoint):

"Set in the tumultuous aftermath of the Iranian revolution in 1979, Remembering Akbar weaves together the stories of a group of characters who share a crowded death row cell in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison. A teeming world is evoked vividly through the relationships,…

Book

From Liverpool University Press:

"Five important and hitherto untranslated hagiographical texts of the early-middle Byzantine period Detailed historical introduction and analysis Hagiographical tradition set firmly in historical and geographical context Latest archaeological fieldwork and evidence for…