Mahnaz Yousefzadeh

Affiliate Professor Affiliation: NYU New York
Education: PhD State University of New York, Binghamton

Research Areas: Early Modern Mediterranean and Persianate worlds. Global art history. Aesthetics and Politics.

Mahnaz Yousefzadeh currently works on early modern relations between Italy and the Persiante world. She is the author of City and Nation in Italian Unification: National Festivals of Dante Alighieri (Palgrave, 2011),  Florence's Embassy to Sultan of Egypt (Palgrave, 2019), and interdisciplinary articles on Medici Grand Dukes' relations to Persia, as well as the relation of aesthetics and politics in nation-building. She is an affiliate professor of NYUAD, teaching the Global Renaissance and Thinking Art in Art History, as well as Dignity and Indignity in the Core program. She is an affiliate of department of Italian at NYU.

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