Poetic and politic : re-reading of Iranian history after 1979 Revolution

Fatehrad, Azadeh (2015) Poetic and politic : re-reading of Iranian history after 1979 Revolution. In: Politics of the Domestic; 16 Dec 2015, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper reflects on Athena Farrokhzad’s recent publication ‘Vitsvit’ to produce a new reading of Iranian history after the 1979 Revolution. Fatehrad would highlight individual and domestic responses to the new socio-political conditions to create a deeper understanding of the registered ‘history’, whilst emphasising the transgeographical quality of ‘history’ contrary to the more typical linear and regional belief. The notions of revolution, war and migration are perceived differently by the different generations, and this is reflected in their collective stories. Events like these naturally mean different things to different people, as family members are forced to adjust to new conditions and adapt to new people in the new landscape of migration.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title: Politics of the Domestic
Additional Information: This programme, 'Politics of the Domestic' is part of a research project by Azadeh Fatehrad in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and Delfina Foundation.
Research Area: Anthropology
Art and design
Drama, dance and performing arts
History of art, architecture and design
Middle Eastern and African studies
Politics and international studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017)
Depositing User: Azadeh Fatehrad
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 08:21
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 08:21
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/39073

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