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Literary Trends in Contemporary Iran

Event Recap

October 8, 2010 - 6:30pm
Ali Dehbashi
Event Sponsor: 
Iranian Studies Program

Guest: Ali Dehbashi

(Editor of Bukhara Magazine: A Persian Review of Culture, Art and Iranology)

Ali Dehbashi has been the editor-in-chief of Bukhara since 1999, a periodical focusing on Iranian and world cultures and literatures. He has authored several books and edited over seventy volumes on Iranian history and literature. He has allocated special issues of Bukhara to world thinkers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Gunter Grass, Osip Mandelstam, Umberto Eco, Hannah Arendt, and Virginia Woolf. As the curator of Nights of Bukhara, a highly acclaimed lecture series in Tehran, Dehbashi has hosted Iranian and non-Iranian authors, scholars, artists, and public figures. As the Director of Shahab Publication, he has so far published forty-five books. Additionally, Ali Dehbashi was the editor-in-chief of the monthly KELK and Tavous Art Quarterly, and cooperated with numerous literary and art journals including Arash, Borj, Cheragh, Donya-ye Sokhan, Adineh, Daftar-e Honar, and Academy of Science Quarterly.

Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 305

Free and open to the public

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