Reza Masoudi Nejad

SOAS, University of London
Participates in 1 Session
Dr Reza Masoudi Nejad is a native southwestern Iranian who lives in London. As an urbanist, his work focuses on the geography of crowds and protests, urban violence, and studies of religious rituals in public spaces in Iran and India. He has been a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany, and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Centre for Modern Oriental Studies (ZMO), Berlin. Reza is currently a Research Associate at SOAS, University of London. He received his PhD from The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL (2009). 2015: “Transpatial Public Action: the Geography of Iranian Post-election Protests in the Age of Web 2.0”. In Social Media in Iran: Politics and Society after 2009, edited by Rahimi, Babak & Faris, David. New York: SUNY Press. 2015: “The Muharram Procession of Mumbai: From Seafront to Cemetery.” In Handbook of Religion and the Asian City, edited by Peter Van der Veer, Peter, pp. 89-109. University of California Press, 2015. 2015: “Urban Violence, the Muharram Processions, and the Transformation of Iranian Urban Society: the Case of Dezfoul.” In Urban Violence in the Middle East: Changing Cityscapes in the Transition from Empire to Nation State, edited by Ulrike Freitag et al, pp. 91-110. New Yourk & Oxford: Berghahn, 2015.

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