Touraj Atabaki

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Touraj Atabaki
Persian: تورج اتابکی‎
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Atabaki in 2009
Born (1950-02-23) 23 February 1950 (age 70)
CitizenshipIranian–Dutch
Academic background
Alma mater
ThesisEthnicity and Autonomy in Iranian Azarbayjan: the Autonomous government of Azarbayjan 1946 (1991)
Doctoral advisorErvand Abrahamian
Academic work
DisciplineSocial History
Institutions
Websiteatabaki.nl

Touraj Atabaki (Persian: تورج اتابکی‎, born February 23, 1950) is Emeritus Professor by special appointment of Social History of the Middle East and Central Asia at the Leiden University.[1] He was the Senior Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.[2] He also held the chair of the Social History of the Middle East and Central Asia at the School of Middle East Studies of Leiden University,[3] and is past president of the Association for Iranian Studies[4] and the European Society for Central Asian Studies.[2]

Atabaki earned his doctorate from Utrecht University in 1991 with a dissertation titled Ethnicity and autonomy in Iranian Azarbayjan : the autonomous government of Azarbayjan 1946.[3]

Books[edit]

Atabaki's books include:

  • Iran in the 20th Century: Historiography and Political Culture (I. B. Tauris, 2009)[5]
  • The State and the Subaltern: Modernization, Society and the State in Turkey and Iran (edited, I. B. Tauris, 2007)[6]
  • Iran and the First World War: Battleground of the Great Powers (edited, I. B. Tauris, 2006)
  • Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization under Atatürk and Reza Shah (I. B. Tauris, 2004)[7]
  • Azerbaijan: Ethnicity and the Struggle for Power in Iran (I. B. Tauris, 2000)[8]
  • Post-Soviet Central Asia (with John O'Kane, I. B. Tauris, 1998)[9]
  • Azerbaijan: Ethnicity and Autonomy in Twentieth-Century Iran (British Academic Press, 1993)[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turaj Atabaki". Leiden University. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Atabaki, Touraj 1950-", Contemporary Authors, retrieved 2017-11-02
  3. ^ a b "Touraj Atabaki", Leidse hoogleraren vanaf 1575, Leiden University, retrieved 2017-11-07
  4. ^ 2017 Officers, Association for Iranian Studies, retrieved 2017-11-07
  5. ^ Review of Iran in the 20th century:
  6. ^ Reviews of The State and the Subaltern: Modernization, Society and the State in Turkey and Iran:
  7. ^ Reviews of Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization under Atatürk and Reza Shah:
  8. ^ Review of Azerbaijan: Ethnicity and the Struggle for Power in Iran:
  9. ^ Review of Post-Soviet Central Asia:
    • Anoushiravan Ehteshami (Winter 1999), Slavic Review 58 (4): 908–909, doi:10.2307/2697225.
  10. ^ Reviews of Azerbaijan: Ethnicity and Autonomy in Twentieth-century Iran:
    • Adeeb Khalid (1995), Slavic Review 54 (3): 819–820, doi:10.2307/2501826;
    • Houri Berberian (Summer–Autumn 1996), Iranian Studies 29 (3/4): 367–371, JSTOR 4311003.