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Saman Nasser

Second Year M.A. Student

Email: nassersr@jmu.edu

 Current Research Interests and Projects:

Iraq, nationalism, colonialism, subaltern nationalism, tribal history, urbanism, pan-Arabism and Islam.

Thesis topic:The role of al-Ahali newspaper in the development of “Iraqi” nationalism, 1932-1936.

 Professional Experiences:

Teaching assistant for the JMU Department of Art History: Fall 2012-2015

Student assistant for the JMU Department of History: Fall 2011-spring 2012

 Working Paper: “Colonial Cartography in 19th

Century Afghanistan” for the Second Annual Asian Studies Conference at James Madison University. February 14, 2014.

 Past Paper: “Afgani’s pan-Islam, Mahmud Tarzi and Nationalism in Afghanistan from 1880 to 1929” for the Building Knowledge in and of Afghanistan Conference at James Madison University. February 25, 2011.