Gender, Body, and Sexuality in Iran: Between Nationalism and Islamism (74168)

Session Information: Interdisciplinary Arts, Media & Culture
Session Chair: Bothepha Mosetlhi

Thursday, 21 September 2023 16:00
Session: Session 4
Room: Eixample
Presentation Type:Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 2 (Europe/Madrid)

This article examines the intricate interplay between gender, body, and sexuality in Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan, where nationalist and Islamist political systems hold significant influence. By exploring these themes, the article provides insights into the utilization and manipulation of gender-related concepts in contemporary societies, contributing to a deeper understanding of the dynamics within nationalist and Islamist political ideologies. The article traces the historical trajectory of modern Iranian history, from the late Qajar dynasty to the Pahlavi era and the establishment of the Islamic Republic system. It investigates how gender, gender identity, and sexuality concepts have been employed throughout these periods, influenced by the dominant ideologies of nationalism and Islamism.
The article provides valuable insights into the complex dynamics of gender, body, and sexuality within nationalist and Islamist political ideologies. It sheds light on their historical development and contemporary implications, highlighting the need to understand and challenge the manipulation of the gender and body system.
The research methodology employed in this study is descriptive-analytical, utilizing content analysis through library resources.

Samin Ustiashvili, The International Black Sea University, Georgia

About the Presenter(s)
Samin Ustiashvili, from The Black Sea University of Georgia, is an esteemed figure in American Studies. She holds a BA in IR, a Master's focusing on Human Rights and a PhD that investigates the nuanced Iran-USA relations via the JCPOA

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Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00