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  • Professor reflects on death row experience in post-revolutionary Iran

    U. of I. professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi waited 30 years to write a memoir based on his years of imprisonment and activism during Iran’s revolutionary period. He sought to tell a universal story of how revolutions are experienced “from below” and of life under intense circumstances.

    U. of I. professor Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi waited 30 years to write a memoir based on his years of imprisonment and activism during Iran’s revolutionary period. He sought to tell a universal story of how revolutions are experienced “from below” and of life under intense circumstances.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, email bghamari@illinois.edu.

    “Remembering Akbar: Inside the Iranian Revolution” is available from OR Books.

    “Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment” is available from the University of Minnesota Press.