appointments

 

Elaheh Kheirandish

http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~kheirand/
 

kheirand@fas.harvard.edu
 
 

 

appointments


 

 

Dates

Appointments

Description

2013- Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Elected Member of Editorial Board
2012- Harvard University: Dept. of History of Art and Architecture
Postdoctoral Fellow: Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
2012- Harvard University: Summer School Lecturer: "The Age of Rumi"  (NELC S-180)
2011-12 Harvard University: AKPIA Associate: Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
2011- Harvard University: Summer School Lecturer: "Windows into Early Science" (HSCI -105)
2008-2011 Harvard University: Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Visiting Fellow
2010- Harvard University: Summer School
Lecturer (HSCI -105)
2009-2010 Harvard University: Extention School
Lecturer (HSCI E-103: Fall '09)

2007-2008

Harvard University: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization: Lecturer (NEC 193: Fall ’07; FS48q: Spring 08)

“From Baghdad to Isfahan: Classical Science in Persian Lands” (Fall);

“Historical Dialogues from the Near East: Case Studies in Early Science” (Spring)

2007-2008

Harvard University: Extension School Lecturer (HSCI E-103: Fall ’07)

“Science in the Islamic Middle Ages”

2007-2008

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Research Fellow: History of Science in Islamic Lands

(Project: Interactive Maps and Course Designs: Spring ’08)

Fall 2006

Harvard University: Department of the Classics

Research Associate: History of Mechanics

(Project: Early Arabic Mechanics, funded by the Loeb Foundation)

Fall 2006

Harvard University: Extension School

                       

Lecturer (HSCI E-103: Fall ’06)

“Science in the Islamic Middle Ages”

Fall 2005

Harvard University: The Department of the Classics
Boylston Hall, Cambridge MA

Lecturer (Classics 192): “From Alexandria to Baghdad”: Classical Sciences in Islamic Lands.

Fall 2005

Member of the Board of Advisors: Islamic Scientific Manuscripts Initiative (ISMI).

Joint project: University of Oklahoma, USA, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany.

Fall 2004

Harvard University: Extension School

Lecturer (HSCI 103): “Science in the Islamic Middle Ages

Fall 2003

Harvard University: The Department of the Classics,
Boylston Hall, Cambridge MA

Lecturer (Classics 192): “From Alexandria to Baghdad”: Classical Sciences in Islamic Lands.

Spring 2001

Harvard University: The Department of the Classics,
Boylston Hall, Cambridge MA

Research Associate: Archimedes Project: Realizing the Vision of an Open Digital Research Library for the Study of Long-Term Developments in the History of Mechanics.

Fall 2003

Harvard University: The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Divinity Avenue, Cambridge MA

Senior Thesis Advisor (NELC, 99r).

Spring 2003

PBS Television: Documentary Series, "Light and Mind"

Member of the Resource Board. A five-part documentary series, companion trade book and educational material titled "Light and Mind," on optics, vision, perception and the visual arts.

2001-2002

Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Society,
MIT, Cambridge MA

Resident Research Fellow: The Alexandrian Optical Tradition in Arabic and the “IOTA” Project.

2000-2004

Packard Humanities Institute (PHI), Cambridge, MA USA

Research Associate, Coordinator: Library of Islamic Classical Literature.

Fall 1998

Brandeis University: Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Waltham MA

Lecturer: Islam: Civilization and Institutions;
Explorations in Islamic Literature.

1998-99

Harvard University: Center for Middle-Eastern Studies,
Cambridge MA

Visiting Scholar (Project: Sources for Islamic Science Studies).

1997-98

Harvard University: Center for Middle-Eastern Studies,
Cambridge MA

Research Fellow (Project: Early Arabic optics).

1997-2001

International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science: Division of The History of Science (DHS)

Counselor: Commission On History Of Science and Technology in Islamic Civilization.

1996-97

Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Society,
MIT, Cambridge MA

Resident Research Fellow: History of Premodern Optics.

1993-95

1993-94

1994-95

Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran

Resident Research Faculty of History and Philosophy of Science

Lecturer: History of Premodern Science

Editor: History of Science Division of the Journal Farhang (Culture).

1985-93

1995-96

1993-95

Harvard University: Department of the History of Science

Teaching Fellow/Teaching Assistant/Instructor:

Sophomore, Junior and Senior Tutorials

Post-Doctoral Fellow: Department of History of Science.

1986-

Harvard University: Quincy House
Cambridge MA

Non-resident tutor in History of Science, Senior Common Room member.



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