Inventory of the 'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh lectures

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Inventory of the 'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh lectures

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2012
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Samira Bozorgi.
© 2012 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Abd al-Karīm Surūsh lectures
Dates: 2001
Collection Number: 2002C29
Creator: Surūsh, 'Abd al-Karīm
Collection Size: 10 phonotape cassettes (1 manuscript box) (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Sound recordings of lectures, relating to political and philosophical aspects of Islam.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In Persian

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], 'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh lectures, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh was born Hassan Haj-Faraj Dabbagh in Tehran, Iran, in 1945. He graduated from the University of Tehran in 1969 with a degree in pharmacology. Soon after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, he was appointed to the Cultural Revolution Council by Ayatollah Khomeini. He resigned from this position in 1983. Until 1996, Dr. Surūsh was a professor of philosophy at Tehran University. His writings and lectures have focused on different aspects of culture and religion, including the role of religion in government, Rumi poetry, and freedom and democracy in Islam. 'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh is regarded as one of post-revolutionary Iran's most eminent religious intellectuals. He has also been a visiting professor at a number of universities, including Columbia, Yale, Princeton, and Stanford.
Sources:
Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz. "Abd al-Karim Sorush." Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World. Ed. Richard C. Martin. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 23 Apr. 2012.
Columbia School of International and Public Affairs Faculty Directories. http://sipa.columbia.edu/academics/directory/hd2202-fac.html

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains 10 compact sound cassette recordings of lectures by 'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh in the United States relating to political and philosophical aspects of Islam.
Content of recordings may not exactly match the labels.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Islam and state
Islamic philosophy.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

"Eid va no shodan," 2001

Scope and Content Note

2 tapes
Box: 1

"Eid vaghī," 2001

Box: 1

"Ashura va ezzat," 2001

Box: 1

"Ba khod eid kardan," 2001

Scope and Content Note

2 tapes
Box: 1

"Kimiaya-yi sāsdāt," San Jose, California, 2001 March 28

Scope and Content Note

2 tapes
Box: 1

"Molavī va gharb," Oakland, California, 2001 March 30

Scope and Content Note

2 tapes