IBNA- A meeting on the critical study of works by Iranian-Armenian history scholar Ervand Abrahamian will be held in Tehran’s Tarbiat Modares University on Tuesday, January 15.
According to IBNA correspondent, the program is from the series of meetings on theoretical conceptual history and Iranian historical sociology which will be attended by Iranian scholars and university instructors such as Seyyed Hashem Aghjari, Ebrahim Tofigh, Mohammad Maljou and Mostafa Abdi.
Born in Tehran to Iranian-Armenian parents and raised in England, Ervand Abrahamian received his M.A. at Oxford University and his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He teaches at the City University of New York (CUNY) where he is Distinguished Professor of History at Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center.
He has taught at Princeton University, New York University and Oxford University. Abrahamian was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.
Among Abrahamian’s books are: ‘A History of Modern Iran’ (Cambridge University Press, 2008), ‘The Coup: 1953, The CIA and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations’ (New Press, 2013) and ‘The Crowd in Iranian Politics’ (In Persian) (Cheshmeh Press, 2016