SERRC’s Morteza Hashemi Awarded Iran’s Farabi Award

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Morteza Hashemi, currently an Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh’s department of Social Anthropology, was among the recipients of the ninth annual Farabi Award at a ceremony on 14 January 2018. The Farsi-language website listing winners is here.

Hashemi won in the category of young social scientists for his book Theism and Atheism in a Post-Secular Age, the first major philosophical / historical work of his career. The Farabi Award’s categories not only includes social science, but also such disciplines as literature, political science, and economics.

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The keynote speaker for the Farabi International Award this January was Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

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