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DegreesHarvard University, Ph.D.
Harvard University, M.A.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S.
ExpertiseModern Middle East History, Modern Iran History, Nationalism, Historiography, Revolutions
ProfileNaghmeh Sohrabi is the Charles (Corky) Goodman Professor of Middle East History and the Associate Director for Research at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies. She is the author of the book Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe (Oxford University Press, 2012) and numerous articles on Iranian history and culture. She is the 2014 recipient of a Mellon New Directions Fellowship, and is currently researching a book on the experience of the 1979 revolution in Iran. Her courses include the history of modern Middle East and modern Iran, Nationalism in the Middle East, and The Event in History. In addition, she oversees the publication of the Crown Center's Middle East Briefs, and the Crown Working Papers.
|HIST||111a||History of the Modern Middle East|
|HIST||111b||The Iranian Revolution: From Monarchy to the Islamic Republic|
|HIST||112a||Nationalism in the Middle East|
|HIST||178a||Middle Eastern Encounters in the Age of Colonialism|
|HIST||207b||The Event in History; The History of the Event|
Awards and Honors
Mellon New Directions Fellowship (2014)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Book Review." Rev. of City of Knowledge: Shiraz, History, Poetry, by Setrag Manoukian. International Journal of Middle East Studies 2014 (forthcoming)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "A Historical Ethnography of the Iranian Revolution." Friday Seminars at St. Antony's. Oxford University
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Experiencing Revolution: The Case of Iran." London School of Economics. 2/19/14.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Travel to the West." Safar Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Artists. Ed. Jill Baird and Fereshteh Daftari. Doughlas and McIntyre, 2013
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages." by Houari Touati. Journeys vol. 13 Summer 2012: 99-107(9).
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "READING THE TEA LEAVES: IRANIAN DOMESTIC POLITICS AND THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 2013." Middle East Brief 65 (2012)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe." Rev. of Naghmeh Sohrabi: Taken for Wonder, by Stephen Conermann. Sehepunkte 2012.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe. Oxford University Press, 2012.