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Jan 6 2020 | Posted In: In the News
[Podcast] Post-Soleimani Life in Iran World Class with Abbas Milani January 15, 2020   [Watch] The Strike on Qassem Soleimani: Implications for Iran, the Middle East and the World" 
Dec 12 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewitz | Posted In: In the News
The scent of toasted coriander seeds, rose water infused with saffron, and date molasses filled the kitchen as Stanford students practiced sautéing onions, chopping fresh herbs, and seasoning salmon fillets in a new cooking class, called French Persian Cooking.
Dec 4 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
The 12th Bita Prize for Persian Arts was awarded to the acclaimed musician Kayhan Kalhor. The award ceremony took place at Stanford University on November 20, 2019. The ceremony included remarks by Abbas Milani, Provost Persis Drell, Bahram Beyzaie, and Bita Daryabari. Kayhan Kalhor performed...
Dec 4 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
The Iranian Studies Program and French Department jointly offered a new course titled "French-Persian Cooking" (FRENLANG 60E) in the fall of 2019 for Stanford students. Four classes focused on French cuisine and four classes focused on Persian cuisine. These images are highlights from the...
Dec 4 2019 | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
We are deeply saddened by the ongoing crisis in Iran. These interviews by Professor Abbas Milani are an effort to give context to the situation.  In Persian/Farsi BBC Persian interview with Abbas Milani