Prof. Dr. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies at SOAS, University of London and Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute. 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. At Cambridge University, he was elected Honorary Fellow of the Cambridge European Trust Society which was based at Trinity College under the auspices of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh. Adib-Moghaddam is a member of several editorial boards and he is co-editor in chief, together with Prof. Ali Mirsepassi at New York University, of the Cambridge book series, THE GLOBAL MIDDLE EAST.

As a critic, writer, philosopher and scholar, Adib-Moghaddam is world renowned 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 and interviews have been published by leading outlets including Times Education Supplement (TES), Al-Jazeera, CNN, The Daily Star (Beirut), The Guardian, The Independent, Mehr News Agency (Iran), Outlook Magazine (India) and opendemocracy. Adib-Moghaddam has lectured globally on topics ranging from power and resistance, Iran, Islamism, Islamophobia, critical and postcolonial theory and the myth of a clash of civilisations. 

This site was created in order to archive his publications and activities and to provide a research platform for everyone interested in critical ideas and questions of war and peace. 

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Published in 2014, Bloomsbury

Published in 2014, Cambridge University Press

Published in 2011, Hurst and Columbia University Press. Republished by Oxford University Press

Published in 2008 by Hurst and Columbia University Press. Republihed by Oxford University Press

Published in 2006, Routledge

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