The Council on Middle East Studies Iran Colloquium presents:
Narges Bajoghli, RAssistant Professor of Middle East Studies, SAIS Johns Hopkins University: “Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic”.
Narges Bajoghli is an award-winning anthropologist, filmmaker, and writer. Her academic research is at the intersections of media, power, and military in the Middle East. She is the author of Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic, and the director of the documentary film, The Skin that Burns, about survivors of chemical warfare in Iran. Narges’ research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Social Science Research Council, the National Science Foundation, The Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, the American Institute of Iranian Studies, Johns Hopkins University, New York University, and Brown University.
In addition to her academic writing, Narges has also written for such publications as The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Foreign Affairs, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and Jacobin, and appeared as a commentator on Iranian politics on CNN, DemocracyNow!, NPR, BBC WorldService, BBC NewsHour, and PBS NewsHour as well as in Spanish on radio across Latin America.