For a Human-Centered AI

Sara Hejazi

She has obtained her Ph.D at the Ce.R.Co. Insitute (Centro di Ricerca e Studi sulla Complessità) at the University of Bergamo, Italy, and later worked as a scholar at the University of Torino, obtaining a post-doctoral fellowship on new monasticisms in post-industrial society.

Since 2009 she is a professional journalist, writing for the major national magazines on issues of life styles, women, spirituality and religious trends in complex societies.

Her last upcoming publication tackles the issue of body and sexuality from a post-humanist perspective.

She joined FBK in July 2017.

Spotlight's articles

  • July 2, 2018
    Internship trip note by Kaznu students
    Rysbek Togzhan and Dauletbekkyzy Dinara share their experience in FBK Center for Religious Studies
  • May 7, 2018
    Talking about technology, religion and innovation
    An interview with researcher Sara Hejazi: Sara was born in Iran and studied in Italy. She is an anthropologist with a focus on religions, gender perspectives and identity construction through body practices and symbols
  • March 26, 2018
    The veil in the Islamic world (and outside)
    In recent years, in particular after the Twin Towers attacks on September 11, 2001, growing attention has been paid to Islam, until then generically associated with sandy dunes and pointed minarets and then increasingly recognized within the Western world as unsuspecting and exotic next door tenant
  • March 8, 2018
    RELIGION TO GO! Religion in the virtual world
    From the discovery of fire to the printing of the Bible, technology has never stopped involving religion. FBK's ICT and Humanities Centers work in synergy on the implications of an app that can virtualize objects and places of worship.