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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.
Jul 31 2018 | Posted In: Publications
This past academic year has been an important and busy year for the Iranian Studies Program. It is increasingly necessary to study and teach a more nuanced and comprehensive understanding of modern Iran, to highlight its rich cultural, political, religious, and economic relevance, its...
Jul 31 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
Public Art, Public Spaces initiative introduces newest project