Kamal Soleimani

Kamal Soleimani

Ph.D. ( 2014) in Islamic and Middle Eastern history from Columbia University

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کمال سلیمانی

Kamal Soleimani specializes in Islamic and Middle Eastern history and politics. Soleimani received his Ph.D. ( 2014) in Islamic and Middle Eastern history from Columbia University, NY, and has taught in Turkish and American universities.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

El Colegio de México:

2021 (Spring) Reza Shah and Ataturk

2020 (Fall)Political history of the Muslim Middle East (18 00-1923)

2020 (Spring) Modern Islamic Political Thought

2020 (Spring) On the Margins: Histories of ‘Others’ in the late Ottoman Empire

2019 (Fall) Ethno-Religious Conflict in the Middle East

2019 (Fall) Nación/Identidad, Religión/Política, Género/Poder Historias, Teorías

2019 (Spring) Ethno-Religious Conflict in the Middle East

Queens College (New York):

2018 (Spring) State and Society Relations in the Modern Middle East

2018 (Spring) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization 2018 (Spring) Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in the Middle East 2018 (Spring) Intermediate Arabic (205)

2017 (Fall) Ataturk’s Turkey and Reza Shah’s Iran

2017 (Fall) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization

2017 (Fall) State and Society Relation in the Modern Middle East

2017 (Fall) Advanced Arabic (305)

2017 (Spring) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization

2017 (Spring) State and Society in Modern Arabic Novels (190)

2017 (Spring) Rethinking Middle East Politics

2017 (Spring) Elementary Arabic (102)

2016 (Fall) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization

2016 (Fall) State and Society Relations in the Modern Middle East

2016 (Fall) Renewal and Revival: Modernization and Islamic Movements (260)

2016 (Fall) Advanced Arabic (305)

City College of New York:

2017 (Summer) Labor, Legality and Migration 2017 (Summer) Cross-Cultural Perspectives 2016 (Summer) Magic, Religion, Politics

2016 (Summer) Cross-Cultural Perspectives (co-taught with Stanley Thangaraj)

At Mardin Artuklu University (Turkey):

2015 (Fall) Nations and Nationalism in the Middle East 2015 (Fall) Citizenship & Sovereignty ( Iran and Turkey) 2015 (Spring); Citizenship & Sovereignty

2015 (Spring) Education and Citizenship in the Middle East

2014 (Fall) Nations and Nationalism

2014 (Fall) State and Society in the Modern Middle East

At Columbia University (T.A.):

2014 (Spring) Contemporary Islamic Civilization

2013 (Fall) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization

2013 (Spring) Contemporary Islamic Civilization

2012 (Fall) Myth, Religion, and Politics

2009 (Spring) Constitutionalism, Ataturk, and Reza Shah

2009 (Fall) Rethinking Middle East Politics

2008 (Fall) Introduction to Islamic History and Civilization

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND HONORS

2020 Won the 2020A ward for the Best Article in Kurdish Political Studies (sponsored by the Kurdish Political Studies Program at the University of Central Florida).

2013–2014 Gordon Gray, Jr. Fellowship Fund: for exciting contribution to the field

2012–2013 Dissertation Fellowship, (Columbia University)

2010–2011 Fulbright or dissertation research abroad (in Turkey)

2009–2010 FLAS Fellowship (full tuition and stipend (Columbia University)

2004 Golden Key International Honor Society

2002 Phi Beta Kappa

LANGUAGE COMPETENCIES

  1. English
  2. Arabic Modern Standard and Classical (near-native)
  3. Kurdish:
    • Sorani (native)
    • Kurmanji (advanced)
  1. Persian (native)
  2. Modern Turkish (near-native)
  3. Ottoman Turkish (expert) 7-Spanish (basic)

PRESS AND MEDIA

Infrequent Contribution to:

Kürt Araştırmaları (YouTube)

VOA (TV& Radio)

Iran Academia’s Webinar (online discussion series)

Kurd Channel TV

Voice of Kurdish-American Radio for Democracy, Peace, and Freedom BasNews

Maine Public Radio

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Editorial Board Member, the Kurdish History Journal, published in Turkey (since 2011) – Member, Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

Founding member, Kurdish Studies Student Association (KSSA) at Columbia University (2013).

Founder member of the Organization for the Advancement of Studies of Inner Eurasian Societies (OASIES, 2007).

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News

Opening Remarks at the ICCI Conference
ICCI 2022
Opening Remarks at the 2022 International Conference on Contemporary Iranian Studies (ICCI)
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News report about ICCI conference by Asoo website

Events

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