Speaker - Ehsan Moghaddasi

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Ehsan Moghaddasi received his MA (2008, with honors) from the University of Tehran, in dramatic literature and criticism. His dissertation focused on a comparative study of Mikhail Bakhtin theories about literature and society, especially Dialogism and carnivalesque forms of performing arts. He is now a PhD candidate in social anthropology at the Boston University focusing on 'Social Movements and New Media' from an interdisciplinary perspective. In July 2009, he gave a presentation on Iranian nationalism at the British Society of Middle Eastern Studies' Conference hosted by the University of Manchester, UK, where he focused on the emergence of nationalism and its influence on escalating ethnic conflicts in Iran from an historical perspective. He made more than six presentations at conferences organized by the British Society of Middle Eastern Studies which were hosted by the University of Exeter, UK; University of Virginia, University of Ottawa and so forth.

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A Brave New World: How New Media Impacts Social Change

12.01.10 | 00:46:40 min | 0 comments