SEPADPod with Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi

15th May 2019 by Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, lecturer in Comparative Political Theory at Goldsmiths. Sadeghi-Boroujerdi is the author of Revolution and its Discontents
Political Thought and Reform in Iran (Cambridge
University Press, 2019) and a number of articles that deal with political theory and theology in Iran. On this episode, Simon and Eskandar talk about the role of political theory in aiding our understanding of Iran and the broader Middle East, discuss the emergence and evolution of Islamic intellectuals in Iran's post-revolutionary reform movement, and consider the interaction of global forces with local politics in Iran. A fascinating and thought provoking episode.