Farhad Khosrokhavar

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Farhad Khosrokhavar

Farhad Khosrokhavar is professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, France and the director of the “Observatoire de la radicalisation” at the “Maison des Sciences de l’Homme” in Paris. His main fields of study are the social movements in Iran, mainly after the Islamic Revolution; Arab societies, in particular radical Islamist movements in them; the Arab revolutions to which he devoted his last book; Jihadism in Europe with a focus on France. He has published 18 books, three of which translated respectively in eight or nine different languages and more than 70 articles, in French, English, and Persian. He has been a Rockefeller fellow (1990), has given conferences in different European and American universities (Saint Antony’s college in Oxford Britain, Princeton, NYU, Columbia, UCLA, USC, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Texas University at Austin…), a Yale Visiting Scholar in 2008 and a Harvard Visiting Scholar in 2009.