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"The Politics of the Non-Political: Carpet Merchants of the Holy City of Qum" by Narges Erami, CMSP Seminar

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 16:30

In the early 1990s, carpet-producing merchants in the holy city of Qum, a pilgrimage destination and Iran’s center for Shi’i knowledge and learning, enjoyed unprecedented autonomy within the Islamic Republic of Iran.