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Podcasts and Videos

The Farzaneh Center hosts an active visiting speaker series, focussing on topics ranging from the history, culture, society, and politics of Iran and the Persianate world. Below is a selection of ‘podcast conversations’ and ‘video lectures’ of some of these visitors to the Farzaneh Center.  




Shaherzad Ahmadi, University of St. Thomas
Migration in the Iran-Iraq Frontier, 1925-1975

Eric Lob, Florida International University
Iranian Reconstruction and Development in Syria

Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
Department of Comparative Literature

Lior Sternfeld, Penn State University
Department of History
Mahaleh or Ghetto?: The Challenges of Writing a Jewish History of Iran

Shirin Saeidi
Reflecting on an Idealized Past: Memory and Women's Rights Struggles in Post-Revolutionary Iran

Farzaneh Milani
The Truth-Telling Project of Forugh Farrokhzad

Fatemeh Keshavarz
Long After We Are Gone

Afshin Marashi
Return of the King: Cyrus the Great and the Iranian National Imagination