cs | en



Kevin L. Schwartz, Ph.D.


Oddělení Blízkého Východu
Phone: +420 266 052 460 
  • dějiny Íránu a persianizovaného světa (1500–1900)
  • literární a kulturní dějiny
  • Digital Humanities
PhD. Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley. Thesis: “Bâzgasht-i adabî (Literary Return) and Persianate Literary Culture in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Iran, India, and Afghanistan.”
M.A. Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.
B.A. Political Science, Columbia University.
2017-- Researcher. Oriental Institute. Czech Academy of Sciences
2016–2017. Kluge Fellow. US Library of Congress.
2015–2016. Distinguished Visiting Professor (Middle East Chair). History and Political Science Departments. US Naval Academy.
2013–2015. SSRC Transregional Fellow and Visiting Scholar. Roshan Institute for Persian Studies. University of Maryland.

Kapitoly v knihách

  • "A Lost Literacy: Reading Tadhkiras of Persian Poets in the 21st Century," in ed. Kamran Talattof Routledge Handbook on Persian Literature, připravuje se.
  • "A Transregional Persianate Library: The Production and Circulation of Tadhkiras of Persian Poets in the 18th and 19th Centuries," The International Journal of Middle East Studies, 52.1 (2020), pp. 109-135.
  • “The Curious Case of Carnatic: The Last Nawâb of Arcot (d. 1855) and Persian Literary Culture,” The Indian Economic & Social History Review, 53.4 (2016), pp. 533–560.
  • “The Local Lives of a Transregional Poet: ‘Abd al-Qâdir Bîdil and the Writing of Persianate Literary History,” Journal of Persianate Studies 9 (2016), pp. 83–106.
  • "Rising in the Gulf: How China's Energy Demands are Transforming the Middle East," Al Nakhlah Fletcher School Journal on Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization, Spring 2007, with John Douglas and Matthew Nelson.
  • Review of Rajeev Kinra Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (2015), International Journal of Persian Literature, připravuje se.
  • “Something Else: ‘After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Ghazals and other Poems’ by Hasan Sijzi, trans. Rebecca Gould,” Glasgow Review of Books, September 8, 2016.
  • “Persian Letters: The Allure and Enduring Legacy of Persian Nasta‘liq Calligraphy,” REORIENT, November 24, 2014. (Reprinted in Persian Tribune, vol. 1, no. 12, Jan. 2015)
  • “A Thousand Years of the Persian Book: Celebrating a Millennium of Persian Textual Production,” REORIENT, September 2, 2014.
Vybrané komentáře


Prezentace (výbor)
  • "A Macro-Analytical Approach to the Persian Tazkirah Ecosystem," Eighth Biennial Convention of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies, Tbilisi, Georgia, March 15-18, 2018.
  • "A Transregional Persianate Library: Tazkirah Production and Circulation in the 19th Century," Middle East Studies Association conference, Washington, DC, November 18-21, 2017.
    "Mapping a Persian Literary Sphere," Library of Congress, Washington, DC, November 17, 2017.
  • “The Return of the Masters: Connections, Contestations, and the Redrawing of Persian Literary History,” Library of Congress, Washington, DC, October 25, 2016.
  •  “Mapping the Persian Tazkirah, 1700–1900,” The World of Tazkirah Conference, UC Irvine, February 5, 2016.
  •  “Demarcating Persianate Worlds: The Persian Tazkirah, 1700–1900,” UCLA International Asia Institute, October 15, 2015.
  •  “Migrations and Movements of Persian Poets, Secretaries, and Litterateurs in the Nineteenth Century,” The Global 19th Century: Contiguities, Connections, and Detachments Conference, University of California, Riverside, February 25–26, 2015.
  •  “Abd al-Qâdir Bîdil and the Writing of Persianate Literary History in Central Asia and Beyond,” Interrogating Change: Central Asia between Timelessness and Mutability Conference, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 17, 2014.
  •  “Rivalry and Debate on the Margins of Bâzgasht in 19th Century India,” International Iranian Studies Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 2014.
Zorganizované konference
  • Interrogating Change: Central Asia between Timelessness and Mutability. October 17, 2014. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Co-organizer)
  • The Wide World of Persian: Connections and Contestations. May 2-3, 2014. Library of Congress, Washington DC and Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, College Park Maryland.
Členství v organizacích
Association for Iranian Studies (AIS)
The Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS)
Middle East Studies Association (MESA)