Persepolis, Iran

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The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies fosters the interdisciplinary study of Iran as a civilization. Each academic year, the Program offers undergraduate courses related to Iran in such disciplines as language, literature, economics, and political science. It provides a wealth of events for scholars, students and the general public, which include conferences, symposia, forums, lectures and performances.


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Jana and Baladoor

Our new website features an image gallery, with highlights of past events.

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Abbas Milani TEDxStanford

Dr. Abbas Milani gave a talk on "The Paradox That is Persia" for TEDx Stanford in May, 2014.

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Ehsan Yarshater

Eighth Annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts, awarded to Iranian scholar Professor Ehsan Yarshater.