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Stella Morgana

PhD Candidate

M.S. Morgana MA
+31 71 527 2171

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PhD Research

Iranian workers from the 1979 revolution to the green wave. The construction of the homo islamicus identity in the factory.

Stella Morgana’s research project explores the transformation of Islamic revolutionary discourse conceptualization in Iran. She investigates continuities and ruptures in the processes through which Iranian workers (re)constructed their identities.

Supervisors:  Prof. M.L.J.C. Schrover (LUIH) en dr. M. Warnaar


  • Master Degree in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at Leiden University, Leiden, 2016(cum laude)
  • Bachelor Degree in Arab-Islamic Studies, Università L’Orientale, Naples, (cum laude)

Non Degree Programs:

  • Diploma in Reporting from crisis areas “M. G. Cutuli”, Università Tor Vergata, Rome, 2013 (grade 110/110)
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism at Luiss University, Rome, 2009 (cum laude)


Morgana, M. Stella. “The Islamic Republican Party of Iran in the Factory. Control over workers' discourse in posters (1979-1987)”.  IRAN - Journal of the British Institute for Persian Studies, 2018.

M. Stella Morgana "Talking to Workers: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad, how the Islamic Republic’s Discourse on Labor Changed through May Day Speeches (1979‒2009)," Iranian Studies, 52:1-2 (2019),133-158, DOI: 10.1080/00210862.2019.1599713

PhD Candidate

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  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies

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