Shirin Shafaie

Shirin Shafaie is an Iranian political analyst and commentator. She studied Philosophy (BA) and Philosophy of Art (MA) in Tehran and Middle East Politics (MSc) in London. She is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her doctoral thesis is on “Contemporary Iranian War Narratives: A Dialectical Discourse Analysis”. The core of her research is critical war studies with special focus on the Iran-Iraq War, chemical weapons, war-related mental illness and the use of Oral History in war studies. She is the President of the Research Students’ Society.


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