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Long-Term, Sustainable Economic Development in Iran

The Stanford Iran 2040 Project announces the first annual Moghadam Award in Iranian Economics to recognize the best original paper on Long-Term, Sustainable Economic Development in Iran.

Bahram Beyzaie

photo by Shawheen Kiani at Stanford

Sharg paper (the most widely read reformist paper in Iran) interviewed professor Bahram Beyzaie last week. Prof. Beyzaie talks about his life at Stanford and the title captures the spirit: "I feel like I'm in Iran; my ideal Iran" Professor…

Acclaimed director Bahram Beyzaie (center), the Bita Daryabari Visiting Professor of Iranian Studies, shares the stage with his actors after a Stanford...

By Alex Shashkevich

"Over the past several years, the Stanford Iranian Studies Program has focused on bringing important Iranian artists to Stanford and building awareness of Iran’s art history and culture through new…

By Alex Shashkevich

"As an undergraduate in the Iranian Studies Program, Anna Polishchuk translated top-secret documents from the Soviet Union as she researched the relationship between Iran’s pro-communist groups and the…

It is now more important than ever to engage the Iranian community, at home and abroad, in diaspora and inside Iran.

To have a more robust dialogue and engage with the most Iranians, regardless of where they happen to live, the Iranian…

Dear students, colleagues, and supporters,

As we celebrate the tenth anniversary of the establishment of an Iranian Studies Program at Stanford, the recent executive order banning Iranian citizens has greatly impacted our students, and…

Part of a new street mural by acclaimed Iranian street artist GhalamDAR in Oakland, California. 

In 2016, the Iranian Studies Program began a three-year initiative titled "Public Art, Public Spaces; Iran." The first event in this project launched in November, 2016, with a spectacular turnout and high community engagement.…

Iran 2040 Project Manager, Dr. Pooya Azadi

A new research initiative at Stanford is bringing together experts to create independent data-driven analysis on the current state of Iran’s economy and what its future could look like.

Stanford’s Iranian Studies Program launched the…

Dr. Abbas Milani

Photo by Babak Payami

Decennial letter written by Iranian Studies director Dr. Abbas Milani

 

Ten years ago, when a generous endowment by Hamid and Christina Moghadam enabled Stanford University to launch the Iranian Studies Program…

Abadan oil refinery (1950)

The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative: the Stanford Iran 2040 Project.

The Stanford Iran 2040 Project is an academic initiative that serves as a hub for researchers…