Farian Sabahi

University of Insubria

Farian Sabahi is a senior researcher in Contemporary History at the University of Insubria. Her works focuses on the Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asia, using a multidisciplinary methodology that takes into account history, economics, religious and cultural aspects including gender. A graduate in Business Administration from Bocconi University and in Oriental History from Bologna, she holds a PhD in Iranian History from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She has taught at the Bocconi University, the University of Turin, the University of Geneva, the Academy of Diplomacy in Baku and at the John Cabot in Rome where she directed the course on Iranian history and politics. As a journalist, she collaborates with Il Manifesto and Corriere della Sera, and is a frequent guest on BBC and Italian public broadcast service (Rai) programmes.

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