Accepted paper:

The Fatemiyoun Brigade: Afghan Shiite paramilitary immigrants to Iran in search of national integrity and religious identity

Authors:

Pedram Khosronejad (Western Sydney University)

Paper short abstract:

In search of national integrity and religious identity, this paper will analyze several types of visual representations of Afghan Shiite paramilitary immigrants to Iran who were martyred in Syria since 2013.

Paper long abstract:

In search of national integrity and religious identity, this paper will analyze several types of visual representations of Afghan Shiite paramilitary immigrants to Iran who were martyred in Syria since 2013.

panel P076
The visual art of refugees: expressions of flight and exile [Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia Network Panel]