Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) – When Tehran was the Brightest Star: A Global History of the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre 14 Stephenson Way, London

Dr. Simon Wolfgang Fuchs is a Lecturer in Islamic and Middle East Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany. He is interested in how the Islamic scholarly tradition is debated and negotiated in modern and contemporary Muslim societies. Hisresearch revolves around the travel of ideas between West, Central, and South Asia, with a focus on religious…