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May 10 2018
On May 8, President Trump announced the US would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose strict sanctions. The future of the JCPOA, negotiated under the Obama administration with the P5+1 and the European Union, remains uncertain. 
Apr 12 2018
Professor, playwright, author, and filmmaker Bahram Beyzaie wrote and directed his newest play "Crossroads" at Stanford University in March of this year. The play, sponsored by the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies amd part of the Stanford Festival of Iranian Arts, sold out...
Jan 9 2018
Beginning on the night of December 28, demonstrators took to the streets across Iran to protest rising food and fuel prices, corruption, and other economic hardships in the largest wave of demonstrations in the country since 2009 (Reuters).
Dec 14 2017
Are you a Stanford undergraduate interested in learning more about Iranian-American issues and gaining work experience in Washington D.C.? New internship opportunity available through Stanford Global Studies:  Submissions open: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Application deadline: Friday, April 13...
Nov 29 2017
Marjane Satrapi was awarded the tenth annual Bita Prize for Persian Arts on Friday, November 17, by the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies.