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, scholar and philosopher, Adib-Moghaddam is world renowned for his work about Iran, Islam and the West, and the international politics of West
Asia and North Africa. As a public intellectual he writes about contemporary culture and politics and his commentary and interviews have been published by leading outlets including Times
Education Supplement, Al-Jazeera, CNN, The Guardian, The Independent, Tehran Times, Outlook Magazine (India) and The New York Times. Adib-Moghaddam has lectured all around the world about topic
ranging from Iran, political Islam, Islamophobia, post-colonial theory and the myth of a clash of civilisations. The lineage of his maternal family goes back to Karim Khan-e Zand, Persia's
dynastic king who united the country in the 18th century.
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
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