Speakers

Reza Shah-Kazemi

Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London

Founding editor of the Islamic World Report, Reza Shah-Kazemi studied International Relations and Politics at Sussex and Exeter Universities before...

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Virani

Shafique N Virani

Affiliate Scholar, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto
Shafique N. Virani’s research focuses on Ithna-‘ashari and Ismaili Shi‘ism, Quranic studies, Islamic history, philosophy, mysticism and pluralism, and Muslim... Read more about Shafique N Virani
Wellman

Rose Wellman

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Rose Wellman is an anthropologist who specializes in Iran, the Middle East, and its diaspora. Between 2007 and 2010...

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Yildirim

Riza Yildirim

PhD Candidate, Emory University

Riza Yildirim’s research focuses on the history and religiosity of Qizilbash-Alevi, Bektashi, and similar shari‘a-inattentive, Shi‘ite-oriented religious...

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