● ISG's Past Lecture :
● Speaker: Prof. Shahla Haeri Boston University
● Date & time: Monday, January 20, 2003
Shahla Haeri is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology. She graduated from UCLA in 1985 after conducting fieldwork in her native Iran. This research was published as Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi'i Iran, and has been translated into both Arabic and Urdu. She has also published extensively in English and Persian on Islamic fundamentalism and women's rights. Her recent field studies have been in Pakistan and she is presently completing a manuscript on several Pakistani women's life histories that challenge the stereotypes about Muslim women Professor Haeri has held fellowships at Oxford, at London, at Brown and at Harvard, and has participated in many international seminars and symposiums on women's issues in Islamic society. She teaches courses on legal anthropology, women, and politics.