28 AGO | Open lecture: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, What is the ‘Middle East’?

On Monday August 28 CEI-IUL will host Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam in an open lecture about the idea of ‘Middle East’.

The lecture will take place on Auditorium 0NE01, building Sedas Nunes, ISCTE-IUL, between 14h30 and 16h30.

About the lecturer:

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies and Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute. He is also Senior Associate Fellow of CEI-IUL.

Educated at the Universities of Hamburg, American (Washington DC) and Cambridge, where he received his MPhil and PhD as a multiple scholarship student, he was the first Jarvis Doctorow Fellow in International Relations and Peace Studies at St Edmund Hall and the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.

As a critic, writer and scholar, Adib-Moghaddam is best known for his work on Iran, relations between the west and the Muslim world and the international politics of West Asia and North Africa. As a public intellectual, he writes on contemporary politics and culture and his commentary has been published by leading outlets including Al-Jazeera, CNN, The Daily Star (Beirut), The Guardian, The Independent, and opendemocracy. Adib-Moghaddam has lectured globally on topics ranging from Iranian and Islamic politics, Islamophobia, critical and postcolonial theory and the myth of a clash of civilisations.

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