Sixth-year Ph.D. student Samin Rashidbeigi participated in Princeton Research Day 2022 and was awarded a prize for Outstanding Presentation. Her video, The Making of the Modern Donor, was featured at the PRD2022 Mainstage event held May 5 in Frist, where she received her award from Acting Dean of the Graduate School Cole. M. Crittenden and answered questions from Dean Crittenden and the audience.
Rashidbeigi is researching the history of blood transfusion in Iran. Her dissertation, advised by Behrooz Gramari-Tabrizi, explores how after WWII, the technology of transfusion by utilizing the long-lived religious and political discourses of blood, and by appropriating the notions of kinship and intimacy transformed the relationship between the state and nation.
To view her presentation, please click on the embedded link: The Making of the Modern Donor.