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Precarities of Academic Freedom: On Detention In Iran

Homa Hoodfar

Interviewed by Noura Erakat
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Noura Erakat speaks with Professor Hoodfar about her ordeal and more broadly about the precarious status of academic freedom and knowledge production.


Homa Hoodfar
Homa Hoodfar

Canadian-Iranian sociocultural anthropologist and Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal.

Professor Homa Hoodfar holds a B.A. in Economics (University of Tehran), an interdisciplinary M.A. in Development Studies (University of Manchester) and a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology (University of Kent). Her teaching and research activities relate to development, culture and gender in the Middle East.

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