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Feb 24 2017 | Stanford News
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 programs and classes. Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker and playwright Bahram...
Feb 23 2017 | Stanford News
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 Soviets during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Anna Polishchuk has been...
Feb 7 2017
It is now more important than ever to engage the Iranian community, at home and abroad, in diaspora and inside Iran.
Jan 31 2017
Dear students, colleagues, and supporters,
Jan 16 2017
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.