Society & Culture
Dr. Sargon Donabed
Episode 159 - Dr. Sargon Donabed is an associate professor of history at Roger Williams University. He holds a PhD in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations from the University of Toronto and a MSci from Canisius College in Anthrozoology/Animal Studies. He also serves as one of the Board of Directors for the Assyrian Studies Association.
Donabed is one of the foremost experts on the perennial history of Assyria-Mesopotamia and its heritage. His recent focus consists of indigenous and marginalized methodologies concerning the development of Assyrian Studies as an anti-orientalist and anti-colonialist field, as well as issues of cultural continuity. Currently, his studies in animal studies touch upon storytelling and folklore and issues of re-enchantment of reality through myth and panentheism.
In this episode, we discuss his unique and enriching upbringing, his journey into academia, his book, “Reforging a Forgotten History”, the interesting intersection between Assyrian studies and Animal studies, and the importance of establishing the Assyrian Studies Association.
Purchase Dr. Sargon’s “Reforging a Forgotten History” here: https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-reforging-a-forgotten-history.html
“Discussing Diaspora” - The Shifting Lens podcast episode featuring Dr. Sargon Donabed: https://soundcloud.com/theshiftinglens/discussing-diaspora-with-dr-sargon-donabed
The Assyrian Studies Association:
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