In this cross-listed post from Ottoman History Podcast, De. Adam Becker discusses the encounters between Eastern Syrian Christians and European Missionaries in the Ottoman-Qajar Borderlands.
In another installment of the Emerging Scholarship series, Timur Hammond discusses various forms of Islamic practices are embedded in to the urban fabric of Eyup, a religiously-significant neighborhood in Istanbul.
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.
Another installment of the Emerging Scholarship series, where we sat down with Dr. Lior Sternfeld and talked about the Polish refugee community in Iran during and after World War II. Dr. Sternfeld explains Iranian relations with other countries during World War II and what this meant for its new European refugee community.