Afshin Marashi

Afshin Marashi is the Farzaneh family chair in modern Iranian history at the University of Oklahoma. His research focuses on the cultural and intellectual history of nationalism in 19th- and 20th-century Iran. His first book, “Nationalizing Iran: Culture, Power, and the State, 1870-1940,” was published in 2008 by the University of Washington Press. He has also co-edited a collection of essays, titled “Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity.: He is currently completing a book manuscript, called “Exile and the Kingdom: The Parsi Community of India and the Making of Modern Iranian Nationalism.”


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