Rebecca Ruth Gould

University of Birmingham

Professor

College of Arts and Law

Birmingham, UK, Birmingham B15 2TT

United Kingdom

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/rebeccagould

Harvard University - Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Research Associate (non-residential)

1730 Cambridge Street, 3rd Floor

Cambridge, 02138

United States

http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/about-us/people/rebecca-gould

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Ideas:
“  I meant to write about death, only life came breaking as usual (Virginia Woolf, 1922)  ”

Scholarly Papers (91)

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Laws, Exceptions, Norms: Kierkegaard, Schmitt, and Benjamin on the Exception

Telos: A Quarterly Journal of Politics, Philosophy, Critical Theory, Culture, and the Arts, Vol. 162, pp. 1-19, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Georgian Literary Modernism: Poems by Titsian Tabidze, Paolo Iashvili and Galaktion Tabidze

Metamorphosis: A Journal of Literary Translation, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 66-103, 2009
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Georgian Literature, Poetry, Literary Modernism

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Modernity, Madness, Disenchantment: Don Quixote’s Hunger

Symplokē: A Journal for the Intermingling of Literary, Cultural and Theoretical Scholarship, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 35-53, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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disenchantment, modernity, novel, Cervantes, hunger, desire, Weber

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Legal Form and Legal Legitimacy: The IHRA Definition of Antisemitism As a Case Study in Censored Speech

Law Culture and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Free Speech, Academic Freedom, Censorship, Speech Codes, Hate Speech, Legal Indeterminacy, Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Studies, Political Theory, Universities, Israel/palestine

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Aaron Swartz's Legacy

Academe: Magazine of the American Association of University Professors, Vol. 100, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 18 May 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Aaron Swartz, internet freedom, copyright, public domain, digital age

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Allegory and the Critique of Sovereignty: Ismail Kadare’s Political Theologies

Studies in the Novel 44 (2): 208-230, Summer 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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sacrifice, scapegoat, allegory, socialism, political theology, power, sovereignty, post-Soviet, postcolonial, third-world, Albanian

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Secularism and Belief in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge

Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 339-373, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islam, Christianity, Secularity, Secularism, Sufism, Chechnya, Anthropology, Islam, Post-Soviet, Pankisi, Asad

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Prisons Before Modernity: Incarceration in the Medieval Indo-Mediterranean

Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean 24.2 (2012): 179-197.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Prisons, captivity, Persian literature, Arabic literature, prison poetry, Foucault

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The Limits of Liberal Inclusivity: How Defining Islamophobia Normalises Anti-Muslim Racism

Forthcoming, Journal of Law and Religion
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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The Geography of Comparative Literature

Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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comparative literature, literary theory, Arabic, intellectual history, anthologies

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Is the ‘Hate’ in Hate Speech the ‘Hate’ in Hate Crime? Waldron and Dworkin on Political Legitimacy

Forthcoming, Jurisprudence
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Hate Speech, Censorship, Democracy, Political Legitimacy, Ronald Dworkin, Jeremy Waldron, IHRA Definition, Antisemitism, Israel/Palestine

12.

Adam Bede's Dutch Realism and the Novelist's Point of View

Philosophy and Literature 36.2 (2013): 423-442.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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novel, fiction, realism, prose, painting, George Eliot, Rorty, pragmatism, Hegel, representation

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The Poetics from Athens to al-Andalus: Ibn Rushd's Grounds for Comparison

Modern Philology 112.1 (2014): 1-24.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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cross-cultural poetics, translation, reception, Greek, Arabic, literary theory, mistranslation, Borges, Ibn Rushd, Aristotle

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The Modernity of Premodern Islam in Contemporary Daghestan

Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 161-183, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Daghestan, Dagestan, Arabic, the Caucasus, Islam, Russo-Chechen War, modernity, secularity

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Philology, Education, Democracy

Journal of Aesthetic Education 46.4 (Winter 2012): 57-69
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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pedagogy, canonicity, humanities, public education, Gramsci

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Language Dreamers: Race and the Politics of Etymology in the Caucasus

CAUCASUS PARADIGMS: ANTHROPOLOGIES, HISTORIES, AND THE MAKING OF A WORLD AREA, Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia, Vol. 13, pp. 143-166, Bruce Grant, Lale Yalçın-Heckmann, eds., Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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language, nationalism, Marr, Kists, Pankisi, Chechnya, Gumashvili, post-Soviet, linguists, Georgia

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The Sublimity of Charles Bovary

Literary Imagination 15.2 (2012): 1-8.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Flaubert, characterization, prose narrative, irony, holy fool, Dostoevsky

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Engendering Critique: Postnational Feminism in Postcolonial Syria

Women Studies Quarterly 42.3/4 (2014): 209-229.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Arab women writers, Ghada al-Samman, Syria, transnational feminism, critique, gender, postcoloniality, academic freedom

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Becoming a Georgian Woman

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 127-144, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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acculturation, assimilation, Christianity, nationalism, gender, post-Soviet, Caucasus, Georgia, feminism, birth control

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Transgressive Sanctity: The Abrek in Chechen Culture

Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 271-306, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Chechnya, Islam, Violence, Banditry, Criminality, Colonialism, Post-Soviet, Rebellion, Literature, Law

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Ignaty Krachkovsky’s Encounters with Arabic Literary Modernity through Amīn Al-Riḥānī

AMEEN RIHANI'S ARAB-AMERICAN LEGACY, Naji Oueijan, ed., Notre Dame University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Arabic, literary modernity, Russian, Orientalism, Levant, translation

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Antiquarianism as Genealogy: Arnaldo Momigliano's Method

History and Theory 53.2 (2014): 212-233.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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historical method, Herodotus, antiquarianism, disciplinarity

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Hijab as Commodity Form: Veiling, Unveiling, and Misveiling in Contemporary Iran

Feminist Theory 15.3 (2014): 221-240.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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hijab, gender, veiling, Iran, Islam, feminism

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Inimitability Versus Translatability: The Structure of Literary Meaning in Arabo-Persian Poetics

The Translator. Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 81-104, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Translatability, Persian, Arabic, Poetry, Walter Benjamin, Structure, Nazm, Translation, Islam, I'jaz

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How Gulbadan Remembered: The Book of Humāyūn as an Act of Representation

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 121-127, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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women, gender, India, autobiography, memory, historiography, representation

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Islam and Sufism in Daghestan (Book Review)

Central Asian Survey, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 297-300, June 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islam, Daghestan, Caucasus, Arabic, Soviet, Russian, Religion

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Jim Crow in the Soviet Union

Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters 36.1 (2013): 125-141
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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race, Soviet, discrimination, native tongue, Marxism, Uzbek, Russian, postcolonial, interracial relationships

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Leaving the House of Memory: Post-Soviet Traces of Deportation Memory

Mosaic, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 149-164, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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memory, literature, trauma, genocide, Chechen, Daghestan, Ingush, Caucasus

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The Abrek in Chechen Folklore

Amirani: Journal of the International Caucasological Research Institute, Vol. 14/15, pp. 37-46, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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folklore, Islam, violence, colonialism, bandit, crime, sanctity, hero

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Idris Bazorkin's Evening Prayers

THE RUSSIA READER: CULTURE, HISTORY, POLITICS, pp. 293-302, Bruce Grant & Adele Barker, eds., Duke University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jan 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Post-Soviet, Literatures of the Caucasus, Postcolonial, Ingush, Chechen

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Behind the Wall of the Caucasus

The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 291-307, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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war, violence, colonialism, postcolonialism, literature, Islam, Caucasus, Chechnya, Russia, trauma

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Reading Ruins Against the Grain: Istanbul, Derbent, Postcoloniality

Culture, Theory and Critique, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 1-18, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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ruins, memory, modernity, postcoloniality, museums, urban, Caucasus, Daghestan, Dagestan, Turkey

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'Hard Translation: Persian Poetry and Post-National Literary Form'

Forum for Modern Language Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Persian poetry, comparative literature, world literature, translatability, translation theory, poetics, Shafiʿī Kadkanī, Lu Xun, Walter Benjamin

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Sumud: The Palestinian Art of Existence

World Policy Journal 31.3 (2014): 99-106.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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resistance, Palestine, walls, borders, checkpoints, art, politics

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Jihad (Caucasus)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: JIHAD, Vol. 6, pp. 36-37, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Koninklijke Brill, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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jihad, Islam, Caucasus, gender, Chechnya, martyrdom, war, violence, conflict

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Felon Voting Rights and Democracy

Open Democracy, July 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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felon disenfranchisement, democracy, prisons, citizenship

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The Materiality of Resistance: Israel's Apartheid Wall in an Age of Globalization

Social Text 118 (2014): 1-22.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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globalization, Israel/Palestine, wall, borders, enclosure, conflict

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The Geographies of 'Ajam: The Circulation of Persian Poetry from South Asia to the Caucasus

Medieval History Journal 18.1 (2015): 87-119
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Topographies of Anticolonialism: The Ecopoetical Sublime in the Caucasus from Tolstoy to Mamakaev

Comparative Literature Studies, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 87-107, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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ecocriticism, poetics, postcolonial, Caucasus, Tolstoy, Mamakaev, Chechnya, Chechen, indigeneity

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The Engaged Outsider: Politkovskaya and the Politics of Representing War

Spaces of Identity, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 7-30, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Anna Politkovskaya, Chechnya, war, feminism

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Central Asian Literature As World Literature

Forthcoming, “Central Asian Literature as World Literature,” Central Asia in Context, ed. David Montgomery (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019).
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Amier Saidula
University of Birmingham and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Uzbek, Uyghur, Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Russian

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Everyday Violence, Quotidian Grief: Patriarchal Bargains in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge

Women Living Under Muslim Laws Dossier 32-33: Sexualities, Culture and Society in Muslim Contexts, ed. Anissa Hélie (London: Women Living Under Muslim Laws), 123-135.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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patriarchy, gender, sexuality, bridal kidnapping, patriarchal bargains, Georgia, Pankisi, Chechens

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Courtship (Caucasus)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: COURTSHIP, Vol. 6, pp. 105-106, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Koninklijke Brill, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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courtship, love, women, gender, caucasus, Islam, fiction, Soviet, Caucasus

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Chechens Through the Russian Prism

Transitions Online, 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Valery Tishkov, Chechnya, Anthropology of War, Violence

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IHRA definition, racism, antisemitism

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Persian Autobiography Syllabus

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jan 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Iran, selfhood, autobiography, literature

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Ijtihād Against Madhhab: Legal Hybridity and the Meanings of Modernity in Early Modern Daghestan

Comparative Studies in Society and History 57(1): 35-66.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islamic law, ijtihad, Yemen, Dagestan, Daghestan, Caucasus, early modernity

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Race, Gender, and Difference (Caucasus)

Koninkiljke Brill, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: RACE, GENDER AND DIFFERENCE, Vol. 6, pp. 76-78, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Caucasus, Islam, race, gender, ethnicity, difference, Nagorno-Karabakh, Azeribaijan

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Mahsati of Ganja’s Wandering Quatrains: Translator’s Introduction

Literary Imagination, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 225-231, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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poetry, Persian, women writers, translation, medieval, sexuality

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Sexualities--Practices (Caucasus)

Koninklijke Brill, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: SEXUALITIES PRACTICES, Vol. 6, pp. 142-143, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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sexuality, islam, caucasus, marriage, divorce

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World Literature as a Communal Apartment

Translation and Literature, Vol. 21.3, pp. 402-421, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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world literature, Soviet, East-West exchange, translation, cultural difference, Persian, Chechen

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Introduction to The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

Introduction to the Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism, co-editor with Kayvan Tahmasebian (Abingdon: Routledge Handbooks in Translation Studies, 2020).
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Kayvan Tahmasebian
University of Birmingham and Independent
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translation, activism, politics

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Review of Rafik Schami's The Calligrapher's Secret (2008)

Wasafiri: The Magazine of International Contemporary Writing 27 (3): 94-96
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2013
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Syria, fiction, calligraphy, art, diaspora, Syrian-German, Islamic history

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Stereotypes (Caucasus)

Koninklijke Brill, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: STEREOTYPES - THE CAUCASUS, Vol. 6, pp. 92-93, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Caucasus, gender, abortion, virginity, female purity, myths

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Idris Bazorkin's Light of the Ancestors

Washington Square, Vol. 27, pp. 152-167, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Post-Soviet, Literatures of the Caucasus, Postcolonial, Ingush, Chechen

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Why Daghestan Is Good to Think: Moshe Gammer, Daghestan, and Global Islamic History

Written Culture in Daghestan, Ed. Moshe Gammer (Helsinki: Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, 2015), 17-40.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islam, Daghestan, world history, Arabic, Russia

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Rape - The Caucasus

Koninklijke Brill NV, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: RAPE - THE CAUCASUS, Vol. 6, pp. 82-83, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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rape, gender, caucasus, georgian literature, violence, war

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The Spoils of War

New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 35-42, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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War, Colonialism, Chechnya, Palestine, Violence, Corruption

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Conservative in Form, Revolutionary in Content: Rethinking World Literary Canons in an Age of Globalization

Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/ Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée 41.3 (2014): 270-286.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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world literature, pedagogy, literary comparison, globalization, Yale-NUS, higher education, canons

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Translation as Alienation: Sufi Hermeneutics and Literary Modernism in Bijan Elahi’s Translations

Forthcoming in Modernism/Modernity
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Kayvan Tahmasebian
University of Birmingham and Independent
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modernism, Persian, Iran, translation, poetry, Bijan Elahi

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Punishing Violent Thoughts: Islamic Dissent and Thoreauvian Disobedience in Post-9/11 America

Journal of American Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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American Islam, dissent, terrorism, violence, non-violence, prison writing, Thoreau, Tarek Mehanna

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Dissidence from a Distance: Iranian Politics as Viewed from Colonial Daghestan

“Dissidence from a Distance: Iranian Politics as Viewed from Colonial Daghestan,” The Frontiers of Persian Learning, ed. Nile Green (Berkeley: University of California Press, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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enlightenment, modernity, center/periphery, dissent, critique, print culture, Persian, Daghestan, empire, diaspora

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Representations: Fiction, Modern (The Caucasus)

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES, Vol. V, Practices, Interpretations and Representations, pp. 422-3, Suad Joseph, ed., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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fiction, Muslim, Georgian, representations

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Aleksandre Qazbegi's Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian-Chechen Borderlands

Ab Imperio: Studies of New Imperial History in the Post-Soviet Space 15.1 (2014): 361-390.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Georgian literature, prose, anticolonialism, postcolonial literature

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Democracy and the Vernacular Imagination in Vico's Plebian Philology

History of Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Vico, Philology, Democracy, Political Theory, Vernacularity, Contingency, Language, Roman Law, Critical Theory

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Dialectics of Filiation and Affiliation

Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 640-650, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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anticolonialism, postcolonialism, revolution, Georgia, Caucasus, independence, empire, Bolshevik Revolution, Soviet

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The Death of Caucasus Philology: Towards a Discipline Beyond Areal Divides

Iran and the Caucasus 17.3 (2013): 275-293.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Area Studies, Disciplinarity, Literature, Caucasus, Post-Soviet

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Landslide - Rebecca Gould Interviews the Descendants of Titsian Tabidze

Guernica - A Magazine of Art & Politics, August 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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literary modernism, poetry, Georgia, post-Soviet literature, censorship

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The Lonely Hero and Chechen Modernity: Interpreting the Story of Gekha the Abrek

“The Lonely Hero and Chechen Modernity: Interpreting the Story of Gekha the Abrek,” Journal of Folklore Research 51.2 (2014): 199-222.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Chechnya, folklore, banditry, indigineous cuture, violence, colonialism

70.

Justice Deferred: Legal Duplicity and the Scapegoat Mentality in Paul Laurence Dunbar's Jim Crow America

Law & Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Scapegoat, Lynching, Shame, Innocence, Guilt, Violence, Justice, Honor, Sacrifice, Lawyers, Narrative, Pharmakon, Pharmakos, African-American Literature, Paul Laurence Dunbar

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The Aesthetic Terrain of Settler Colonialism: Katherine Mansfield and Anton Chekhov's Natives

Journal of Postcolonial Writing (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Settler Colonialism, Ethnography, Salvage Anthropology, Sakhalin, New Zealand, Siberia, Maori, Gilyak, Russian Colonialism, Empire

72.

The Translatability of Love: The Romance Genre and the Prismatic Reception of Jane Eyre in Twentieth-Century Iran

Close Reading a Global Novel: Prismatic Jane Eyre, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2020
Kayvan Tahmasebian and Rebecca Ruth Gould
Independent and University of Birmingham
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Persian, Romance, Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë, Love Literature, Romance

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Literature as a Tribunal: The Modern Iranian Prose of Incarceration

Forthcoming in Prose Studies
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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prison, justice, memoir, testimony, aesthetics and politics, prose, modernity, Iran, Pahlavi, Islamic Revolution

74.

Hasan Sijzi of Dehli and the Persian Ghazal

“Hasan Sijzi and the Persian Ghazal,” The Sufi Journal 90 (Winter 2016): 46-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Telling the Story of Literature from Inside Out: The Methods and Tools of Non-European Poetics

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 38.1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Dec 2017
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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poetics, aesthetics, literary comparison, South Asia, Islamic world, premodernity, vernacularization

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A Tale of Two Scholars: Daghestan Modernists in Early Twentieth Century Egypt

History Today (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Shamil Shikhaliev
University of Birmingham and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
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Islam, modernism, Egypt, Dagestan, Daghestan, Russia, scholars, jadidism, Salafi, Rida, Abduh

77.

Finding Bazorkin in the Caucasus: A Journey from Anthropology to Literature

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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anthropology of literature, colonialism, ethnographic writing, folklore, historical fiction, indigenous aesthetics, Ingush culture, literature and experience, postcolonial pastoral, the Caucasus

78.

The Much-Maligned Panegyric: Toward a Political Poetics of Premodern Literary Form

“The Much-Maligned Panegyric: Toward a Political Poetics of Premodern Literary Form,” Comparative Literature Studies 52.2 (2015): 254-288.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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poetics, comparison, literary form, politics, premodernity

79.

Love - Modern Discourses (Caucasus)

Koninklijke Brill, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOMEN AND ISLAMIC CULTURES: LOVE: MODERN DISCOURSES, Vol. 6, pp. 36-37, Suad Joseph, Afsaneh Najmabadi, eds., Leiden, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Caucasus, sexuality, love, Georgian, Chechen, Soviet, gender

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Vested Reading: Writing the Self Through Ethan Frome

Life Writing (2016)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Canons, Curriculums, Numbers

Inside Higher Ed, October 17, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2012
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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higher education, classics, budget cuts, public education, pedagogy, teaching, classroom, public policy

82.

Memorializing Akhundzadeh: Contradictory Cosmopolitanism and Post-Soviet Narcissism in Old Tbilisi

Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Tbilisi, cosmopolitanism, cosmopolitics, nationalism, Soviet, post-Soviet, empire, postcolonial, Persian, museums, Akhundzadeh, Akhundzadah, Akhundov, Caucasus, Iran

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Beyond the Taqlīd/Ijtihād Dichotomy: Daghestani Legal Thought under Russian Rule

Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 24(1-2), p. 142-169, 2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Shamil Shikhaliev
University of Birmingham and Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
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Russifying the Radif: Lyric Translatability and the Russo-Persian Ghazal

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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ghazal, Orientalism, translation, translatability, Esenin, Hafez, Fet

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Regime Change Abroad, Fascism at Home: How US Interventions Paved the Way for Trump

Counterpunch, 2016
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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US foreign intervention, Trump, war, state violence

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Jim Crow in Jerusalem

Litro (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Israel/Palestine, Jim Crow, Racism, Apartheid, Segregation, Discrimination, Occupation, One-State Solution

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The Critique of Religion as Political Critique: Mīrzā Fatḥ ʿAlī Ākhūndzāda's Pre-Islamic Xenology

Intellectual History Review 26(2): 171-184, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Mar 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islam, Religion, Critique

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World Literature

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies, Third Edition, ed. Mona Baker and Gabriela Saldanha (London: Routledge, 2019)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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world literature, translation, circulation, untranslatability

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The Obligation to Migrate and the Impulse to Narrate: Soviet Narratives of Forced Migration in the Nineteenth Century Caucasus

Migration Ethics and Human Rights, ed. Ray Jureidini (Leiden: Brill, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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migration, Caucasus, hijra, displacement, exile

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The Persianate Cosmology of Historical Inquiry in the Caucasus

Forthcoming, Comparative Literature
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 May 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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poetry, historiography, Caucasus, Persian, Persianate, historicism, history of science, cosmopolitanism, cosmology, nationalism, empire, science, disciplines, Persophone, Bākīkhānūf, Bakikhanov, Abbaskulu Ağa Bakülu Kudsi, Bakikhanli, Karamzin

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The Palestine Exception to Academic Freedom: Intertwined Stories from the Frontlines of UK-Based Palestine Activism

“The Palestine Exception to Academic Freedom: Intertwined Stories from the Frontlines of UK-Based Palestine Activism,” Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 42(4): 752-73.
Number of pages: 15
Rebecca Ruth Gould and Malaka Shwaikh
University of Birmingham and St. Andrews University
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Palestine, universities, freedom of speech, Academic freedom and responsibility

Other Papers (8)

Total Downloads: 119
1.

Theorising Violence: Colonial Encounters and Anticolonial Reactions

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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violence, colonialism, war, literature

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'A Homeless People'

Transitions Online, 16 May 2014
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 May 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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The Islamic State's Perversion of Hijra

Project Syndicate and Qantara
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Islamic State, ISIS, migration

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'The Montage of Tbilisi Culture' by Zaza Shatirishvili

Film International, No. 23, pp. 48-51, 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2011
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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Tbilisi, Georgia, Caucasus, Theater, Film, Ioseliani, Paradjanov, Sturua

5.

Why Internationalisation Matters in Universities

The Conversation, 2018
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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education, internationalisation, internationalization, universities

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What the Tsarnaevs Didn't Know: The Untold Story of Chechen Non-Violence

Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History, Religion (April 13, 2015)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2015
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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'The Jurisprudence of 9/11 and its Aftermath' (Course Syllabus)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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‘The IHRA Definition’s Imprecision Makes It a Threat to Free Speech’

Prospect (September 2018)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Rebecca Ruth Gould
University of Birmingham
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antisemitism, free speech, legality, legitimacy, Israel, Palestine