From the Editors
Sandy Russell Jones
Sandy Russell Jones is a Post-doctorate Fellow at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis and lectures in Rutgers’ History Department on Islamic Civilization, Islamic law, and Women in the Middle East. Her work on Islamic family law reform in Bahrain can be found in Middle East Report and in “God’s Law or State’s Law? Authority and Islamic Family Law Reform in Bahrain” (dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2011).
"In Iran... very few post-revolutionary works of literature or cinema have even touched upon the 1979 revolution... in contrast to cultural policies around the Iran-Iraq war, where memory discourse shows a sophisticated awareness of the social power of commemorative narratives."click | email | tweet