Economic Activities of Safavid Women in the Shrine-City of Ardabil

Author: Fariba Zarinebaf-Shahr
Source: Iranian Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, Historiography and Representation in Safavid and Afsharid Iran (Spring, 1998), pp. 247-261
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. on behalf of International Society for Iranian Studies

Fariba Zarinebaf-Shahr
Ph.D. Islamic/Middle Eastern History and Civilization 1991 University of Chicago
Before coming to the UCR ( University of California, Riverside), Fariba Zarinebaf taught at the University of Virginia, Northwestern University, Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her areas of interest include the Ottoman Empire, Iran, the Eastern Mediterranean world, gender and Islamic law, urban and social history in the early modern and modern periods. She has published extensively on gender and Islam, Ottoman and Iranian urban and social history, and Balkan history. She has received two NEH post-doctoral fellowships for a project on the social history of crime and urban violence in Istanbul during the 18th century. She has received a University Faculty Summer Research Grant (UVa, 2008) for her project, "Intercommunal Life in 18th Century Istanbul: From Neighborhood to Law Courts" and a Faculty Research Grant from NU "Ottoman Cosmopolitanism: Negotiating Communal Boundaries in the Neighborhood, Law Courts, and Guilds in eighteenth-century Istanbul".

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