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Dec 7 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, In the News
As a direct protest to the 2017 Executive Orders limiting travel to the United States by people from largely Muslim-majority countries, San Francisco’s Grammy Award–winning Kronos Quartet created a new program featuring music from the original seven “banned” countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia,...
Dec 5 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Publications
Washington Post article by Abbas Milani, Larry Diamond, Francis Fukuyama, and Michael McFaul "In recent weeks, moral outrage has been stirred by the barbaric war that Saudi Arabia has waged in Yemen, by the Saudi government’s brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and by President Trump’s...
Dec 4 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, in collaboration with Dr. C. Ryan Perkins (South Asian and Islamic Studies Librarian) and the Green Library, is happy to announce the arrival of a new and important archive at Stanford. Ms. Homa Sarshar, one of the most prominent Iranian...
Nov 26 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
The acclaimed classical Iranian singer, Parissa, received the 11th Bita Prize for Persian Arts on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Stanford University.  Parissa has worked tirelessly to preserve the best of Iranian classical music and elevate the role of women in this tradition. The award ceremony...
Aug 30 2018 | Posted In: Research, Students
Alexandria Brown-Hedjazi is an Art History PhD student working towards a certificate in Iranian Studies. She spent the summer conducting in depth research on Iran and the Shiraz Arts Festival.

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