Negotiating Identities: Iranian Jews Conversion to Islam and the Baha’i faith
A lecture by Mehrdad Amanat, independent scholar and writer
Published: Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Dr. Mehrdad Amanat, an independent scholar living in Los Angeles, received his M.A in Islamic Studies in 1979 and PhD in history, in 2006, both from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a regular contributor to the Encyclopedia Iranica. His book, Jewish Identities in Iran: Resistance and Conversion to Islam and the Bahai Faith, is published by I.B.Tauris in 2011.
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