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Thinking the Unthinkable: Foucault and the Islamic Revolution

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May 3, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
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Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi is a professor of history and sociology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His books include Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment. He examines the French philosopher Michel Foucault's writings on the Iranian Revolution in responses to questions such as: Was Foucault wrong about the Islamic Revolution in Iran or did he find an instance of his philosophy of history? 

Building 320, room 105

Free and open to the public, no RSVP required. 

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