Sarah Eskandari

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Ph.D. candidate


M.A (History), University of Pennsylvania 



Research Interests

The dynamics of religious mobility, pandemics, and the frontier challenges in Modern Iran

Bargaining with patriarchy and creation of the multi-dimensional agency in modern Iran

Gender and pilgrimage in Iran-Ottoman borderlands 




Selected Publications

Lale Can, Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Hajj at the End of Empire (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020), in Contemporary Islam,16: 1 (2022), pp. 107-109.

Marjo Buitelaar, Manja Stephan-Emmrich, and Viola Thimm, Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond: Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility (London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021), in Contemporary Islam, 16: 1 (2022), pp. 111-113.