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Lecture Series
● ISG's Past Lecture :
Speaker: Professor Shahla Haeri
Date & time: Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: MIT Room 3-133

Iranian Studies Group (ISG) is pleased to host Prof. Shahla Haeri who will speak on Sexuality and Youth Alienation in Modern Iran mostly focusing on the topic of her book titled as “Law of Desire, Temporary marriage in Shi’i Iran” which recently had a new edition.

This is part of a lecture series aiming at presenting work of female Iranian scholars engaged in humanities research to the MIT community and people of greater Boston area.



Dr. Haeri is an Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology at Boston University. She has conducted research in Iran, Pakistan, and India, and has written extensively on religion, law, and gender dynamics in the Muslim world. She is the author of No Shame for the Sun: Lives of Professional Pakistani Women, and Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage, Mut’a, in Iran. Dr. Haeri was also the director of the Women’s Studies Program from 2001-2010.