Dr Simin Fadaee

Lecturer in Sociology

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Simin received her PhD from Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg in Germany (2009) where she also completed a Master's (2006). During her master's programme she spent semesters at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, and Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India and prior to that obtained a BA from the University of Tehran, Iran. She worked at Humboldt University of Berlin for several years and held a research fellowship at the University of Sheffield before joining the University of Manchester in January 2018. She is the author of Social Movements in Iran: Environmentalism and Civil Society (Routledge 2012) and the editor of Understanding Southern Social Movements (Routledge 2016). She serves as a board member of the Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements (RC47) of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and is Co-Editor of the journal Sociology. In Manchester she works with the research group Movements@Manchester and Sustainable Consumption Institute and is a member of the Manchester University Press Editorial Committee. She is Postgraduate Research Director for the Sociology Department and teaches courses on Southern social theory and social movements. 

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