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The 13th of Aban in Iran

November 4—the 13th day of the month of Aban in the Iranian calendar—marks the anniversary of the US embassy takeover …

Behind Closed Doors

Hengameh Golestan’s work intimately documents four decades of life in Iran—she is widely considered to be a pioneer among Iranian …

Déjà Vu in Cairo

I arrived at the hotel at 4:30 p.m. I left my baggage in the room, picked up the map and …

Guardians of the Revolution

A number of shibboleths have dominated the study of Iran since the revolution. One such shibboleth is the assertion that …

Time to Rethink Iran?

The Lord Garden Memorial Lectures are given annually by the Liberal International British Group to commemorate Tim Garden, a former …

A Dynamic Scene

Since the 1980s, Iran has defined itself as the sole revolutionary country in the Middle East. Its basis depended on …