Chehabi Gives Talk at Harvard’s Mahindra Humanities Center

February 7, 2019

Houchang Chehabi, Boston University Faculty

Houchang E. ChehabiProfessor of International Relations and History at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, gave a February 1, 2019 talk at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University. 

Chehabi delivered a talk entitled “Ancient Sport” (varzesh-e bastani) as Invented Tradition.”

Houchang Chehabi has taught at Harvard and has been a visiting professor at the University of St. Andrews, UCLA, and the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa.  He has published two books, Iranian Politics and Religious Modernism: The Liberation Movement of Iran under the Shah and Khomeini (1990) and Distant Relations: Iran and Lebanon in the Last 500 Years (2006). Chehabi has written numerous articles, book reviews, and translations. You can read more about him here

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