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IISS Lecture Series. Shi'a Islam, Politics, and Resistance in Iran: From Tobacco Protest until Today

Jon Armajani, Professor of Peace Studies, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
1:00-2:30 PM
The lecture will examine the role of Shia Islam in Iran's Tobacco Protest (1890-91) and Constitutional Revolution (1905-1911), in the support of Mohammad Mosaddegh (1951-1953) and Iran's Islamic Revolution (1979), as well as Shia Islam and politics in Iran today.

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Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Global Islamic Studies, History, Iiss Lecture Series, Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar, Lecture, Virtual
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute

The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).