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Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina

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Personal bio
Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina received his M.A. in 2003 and his Ph.D. in 2007 from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. After completing his doctoral work, he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Undergraduate Core Curriculum and as the Lecturer on Old Iranian at Harvard from 2007-2009. He has taught a number of courses related to Zoroastrianism including, Old Persian Language and Literature and Middle Persian Language and Literature, an Introduction to Zoroastrianism and a seminar course on Religion and Politics in the Persian Empire. His research interests include: theoretical approaches to the study of Zoroastrianism; the history and development of Zoroastrian hermeneutics; the insider-outsider dynamic in the study of religion; and religion in Diaspora. He is currently working on a number of articles and a book project on Zoroastrian hermeneutics in Late Antiquity to be published by Harrassowitz Verlag of Wiesbaden, Germany. He is also the co-editor with Michael Stausberg (University of Bergen, Norway) of the forthcoming, The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Zoroastrianism to be published by Wiley-Blackwell of Oxford, UK.

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