"OTTOMAN TWILIGHT: The Middle East's 1920s - and what it can tell us about the post-war world"
March 14, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Olin Sang 207
Cyrus Schayegh is Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University. His interests are post-Ottoman Levant (1920s-50s); pre-revolutionary twentieth-century Iran; and social history of the modern Middle East. His book is "Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950".