Grad Students

Zep Kalb

Contact Information

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Fields of Study

political sociology; development; social movements; labour; Middle East


“Neither Dulati nor Khosusi: Islam, Education and Civil Society in Post-1989 Iran,” Iranian Studies 50/4 (2017): 575 – 600

“Journalism at Work: Labor and Media in Iran,” Center for Global Communication Studies Publication, University of Pennsylvania (2017)

“Not about, but for Workers: Media, Labour and Politics in Post-2009 Iran,” Iran Namag, 2/2 (2017).

Grants and Awards

Middle East Centre, Oxford       -        Hadid Studentship (2016-17)

Oxford University                       -        Azizeh Sheibani Essay Prize (2016)

Univ. of Pennsylvania                -         Iran Media Program Grant (2016)

Univ. of Tehran                           -         Prize for Best Student in Iranian Studies (2015)

Univ. of Tehran                           -         Presidential Scholarship in Iranian Studies (2014–15)

SOAS, Univ. of London              -         Kamran Djam Scholarship (2012–13)

The British Iran Society             -          Travel Grant (2012)


MLITT    -       University of Oxford     -         Middle Eastern Studies

MA         -       Tehran University         -         Iranian Studies

BA         -        SOAS                            -         Economics and Persian