Nov 28 2022


8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Department of Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature

The Protests in Iran: What’s Happening and Why it Matters


Professor Hamid Dabashi, Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Date: Monday, November 28, 2022

Time: 8:00 pm (Hong Kong Time)

Venue: On Zoom

All are welcome. Registration is required.

About the speaker:

Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He has written extensively in major publications and peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics including religion, literature, cinema and philosophy. His latest books include “The Future of Two Illusions: Islam after the West” (2022); “The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad” (2021); “Reversing the Colonial Gaze: Persian Travelers Abroad” (2020), and “The Emperor is Naked: On the Inevitable Demise of the Nation-State” (2020). His books and essays have been translated into many languages.

Enquiries: Georgina Challen –

Leave A Comment

Go to Top