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Published on May 13, 2009
A Professor of History and International and Area Studies, and Director of the Iranian Studies Initiative at the MacMillan Center, Professor Amanats teaching and research interests include modern Iran and the Middle East, Shi'ism, and apocalypticism. His principal publications include "Pivot of the Universe" and "Resurrection and Renewal". Professor Amanat talks about his newest book, "Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism".