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Lecture: “Hasan-i Sabbâh and the Conceptualization of the End Time in Alamut” with Ehsan Sheikholharam (UNC) (virtual)

October 20, 2021 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Iranian Cultural Society of NC and Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke present Duke University Emamian Lectureship Series featuring Ehsan Sheikholharam who will give a lecture Hasan-i Sabbâh and the Conceptualization of the End Time in Alamut. This lecture will primarily be in English with some Persian explanations. Free and Open to the Public.


Ehsan Sheikholharam is a Teaching Fellow and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Chapel Hill. He is also a Graduate Fellow at the Parr Center for Ethics in the Philosophy Department. Holding master’s degrees in architecture and religion, Ehsan’s research interrogates on the relationship between space and ideology, particularly the religiosity of non-religious buildings. His research has been published in American Academy of Religion’s Reading Religion, CLOG, WIT Press, ARTHEO, and ZEMCH. He has received recognitions from prestigious institutions including the University of Miami, Dumbarton Oak, and Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. Ehsan has served as a Part-Time Faculty in Architecture at the University of Miami and NC State College of Design.


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Meeting ID: 959 2567 9038


Co-sponsors: Dr. Ali and Parvin Jarrahi; Duke University Middle Eastern Studies Center; Duke Persian Studies Program; Duke Islamic Studies Center; Persian Studies Program at UNC Chapel Hill; Duke University Libraries,  Duke University Persian Studies Program.


Wednesday, October 20 | 6:45 p.m.

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October 20, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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