Last updated on: 2/3/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Abdolkarim Soroush, PhD Biography

Title:
Islamic Scholar
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 25, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Visiting Scholar, Wissenschaftkolleg, Berlin, 2003-2004
  • Taught Islamic Political Philosophy, Princeton University, 2002-2003
  • Visiting Professor of Islam and Democracy, Quranic Studies, and Philosphy of Islamic Law, Harvard University, 2000
  • Co-founded Kiyan, a monthly magazine on politics & religion, closed down by order of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1998
  • Research Member, Institute for Cultural Research and Studies, 1983-present
  • Member of Iran’s Cultural Revolution Council (submitted his resignation to Imam Khomeini, 1983)
Education:
  • PhD, History and Philosophy of Science, Chelsea College, London
  • MSc, Analytical Chemistry, University of London
Other:
  • None found