Iran

Upcoming Events

2020 Nov 05

How the US Turned Iraq into Iran’s Client State: The Unintended Consequences of a Myopic Foreign Policy

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Henry MunsonHenry Munson
Professor of Anthropology Emeritus and Cooperating Professor, School of Policy & International Affairs, University of Maine; author, Islam and Revolution in the Middle East

Rescheduled from April 2020.

Register: https://bit.ly/3jZPvKM.

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2020 Nov 12

The Failure of Religious Nationalism in Iran

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

online webinar (registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Ali BanuaziziAli Banuazizi
Professor, Department of Political Science, Director of the Program in Islamic Civilization and Societies (ICS), and Chair of the International Studies Academic Advisory Board at Boston College

Discussant: Roy Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University 

Register: https://bit.ly/374pE0z.

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News

Iranian Oral History update

Iranian Oral History Project Gets an Update

February 11, 2019

The Iranian Oral History Project, launched in 1981 at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and directed by Habib Ladjevardi, recorded the personal accounts of 134 individuals who played major roles in or were eyewitnesses to important political events in Iran from the 1920s to the 1980s. This unique resource, available through Harvard Library, provides scholars and practitioners the opportunity to listen to and read the personal accounts of many of Iran’s former political leaders as they recall the times and events that shaped their lives and the life of their country.... Read more about Iranian Oral History Project Gets an Update

HAM qajar album

Mobile Images from 19th-Century Iran

October 13, 2017

A rare album of artists’ drawings, preparatory sketches, and more helped shape a Harvard Art Museums exhibition about art in 19th-century Iran, co-curated by McWilliams, Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art at the Harvard Art Museums, and CMES Steering Committee member David Roxburgh, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History and chair of the Department of History of Art and Architecture. Read more about the exhibition and related publications in HAM's...

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