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A Letter to Foucault: Selectively Narrating the Stories of Secular Iranian Feminists

[Cover of Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment]

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. [This is part six of a book symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi's Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, consisting of six reviews and a response by the author. The symposium was originally published by The SCTIW Review, and is reposted here with their permission.] Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran builds ...

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Kristin Soraya Batmanghelichi is a post-doctoral research scholar at the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life at Columbia University. She conducts research on contemporary women’s movements, sexuality, and gendered public space in the Middle East, specializing in gender and politics of modern Iran. Her publications can be found in Feminist Media Histories, Journal of Anthropology of the Middle East, and the SCTIW Review, among others. Beginning in August 2017, she will be an Associate Professor of Modern Iranian History, Society, and Politics at the University of Oslo.