Hammed Shahidian
Hammed Shahidian left us at the age of 46, on October 1, 2005 after two difficult years of struggle with cancer. He was an Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Program at the University of Illinois at Springfield. He also was Honorary Research Fellow at Glasgow University (2000-2001), a research affiliates at the Centre of the Study of Socialist Theory and Movements, and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia (2004)

He was one of the founding editors of Iran Bulletin – Middle East Forum, a member of the editorial board of Sexualities, and editor of Critique: Journal for Critical Studies of Iran and the Middle East. In 2006, the Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation inaugurated the Hammed Shahidian Critical Feminist Paper Award.

Hammed Shahidian, last lecture at the University of
british Columbia (2005)
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