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Dr Seyed Amir Hossein Asghari joins AMI as a Visiting Research Fellow

Dr Seyed Amir Hossein Asghari is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Baylor University, focusing on interreligious understanding and the Islamic Intellectual tradition, notably Sufism and Shiism. His postdoctoral project involves a collaboration with Dr. Paul Martens on “Natural Law: Islamic and Christian Approaches.” Also serving as a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Middle East at Indiana University, where he earned his Ph.D., Asghari’s upcoming academic publication, “Scholars and Mystics,” examines the dialogue between philosophy and Sufism in Shia Seminary.

During his time at AMI, Dr Seyed Amir Hossein Asghari will be presenting his research at the Department of Mysticism and Spirituality’s inaugural conference on ‘The Oneness of Being (Waḥdat al-Wujūd): Interpretation, Reception, and Implications‘ in addition to delivering a research seminar and podcast on his latest research.