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NEWTON: Contesting the Iranian Revolution

Pouya Alimagham, Contesting the Iranian Revolution: The Green Uprisings (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book?

Pouya Alimagham (PA): There are many reasons why I wrote the book. First, I saw the Green Uprising unfold in real-time and I was captivated by how the demonstrators harnessed Iran’s revolutionary history to protest the outcome of the …

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NEWTON: Giving to God

Amira Mittermaier, Giving to God: Islamic Charity in Revolutionary Times (University of California Press, 2019).

Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book?

Amira Mittermaier (AM): The central question of the book—what it means to give to God by way of giving to the poor—goes back to my longstanding fascination with all things invisible. More concretely, my earlier work on …

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