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Zhinia Noorian



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Zhinia Noorian

I received my PhD in Persian and Iranian Studies from Utrecht University in 2022. My PhD dissertation is published as a book by LUP under the title, Parvīn Iᶜtiṣāmī in the Literary and Religious Context of Twentieth-Century Iran. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher for the ERC Advanced Grant, Beyond Sharia: The Role of Sufism in Shaping Islam, in the department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Utrecht University. My focus is on the concept of femininity and gender transgression within the antinomian Sufi paradigm of Qalandariyya.