This episode is cross-listed at Ottoman History Podcast. The rise of Islamic modernist movements from the 19th century onward brought two potentially contradictory processes. On the one hand, Muslim thinkers…
In the first installment of our ongoing collaboration with Ottoman History Podcast, Chris Gratien talks to Saghar Sadeghian about the role of Non-Muslims in the Iranian Constitutional Movement.
In another installment of the Emerging Scholarship series, Mikiya Koyagi talks about the construction of the Trans-Iranian Railroad and how it transformed conceptions of Iranian society.
In another installment of the Emerging Scholarship series, Narges Bajoghli talks about Paramilitary Media during and after the Iran-Iraq War. Bajoghli explains the rise of war veteran filmmakers who have produced alternative narratives about the eight-year conflict in order to better communicate the “truth of war” to a younger generation of Iranians.
Another installment in Ajam’s Emerging Scholarship Series, where we speak with Dr. Christine Baker about the history of sectarian development in Islam. Dr. Baker discusses notions of “Orthodoxy” and “Heterodoxy” through the lens of 10th century Buyid and Fatimid sources.
Ajam Book Club continues the discussion with Sohail Daulatzai’s about his book, Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom Beyond America. Tune in on Sunday April 5th at 3pm EST for our third and final live stream.
Ajam Media Collective is proud to launch its first ever digital book club, featuring Sohail Daulatzai’s Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom Beyond America. Tune in on Sunday March 22nd at 3pm EST for our second live stream.