Shifting the Borders of Belonging in the Myth of the Nation’.

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


This talk focused on the way Bahram Beyzaie's Bashu, the Little Stranger confront the ethnocentrism and exclusionism of dominant political discourses of Iran to expands the cultural borders of belonging and changes the meaning of nationhood.
Period9 Jul 2021
Held atStanford University, United States, California
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Iranian Cinema
  • Bahram Beyzaie
  • Ethnocentrism
  • Nationalism
  • Hierarchies of Belonging
  • Iranian Arabs
  • Language and Power
  • Epistemic Privilege
  • Fertility
  • Archetypal Motherhood