Iran

2016 May 11

Coup d’Etat in Iran? Revisiting 1921 and 1953, and the problem of modern Iranian historiography

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Director's Series presents

Yann Richard
Professor Emeritus, director, l’Institut d’études iraniennes, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris

Iranian sources do not come readily available when a major political change brings about a return to authoritarian rule, as was the case in February 1921 or August 1953. The nationalistic discourse provides misleading answers by blaming foreign interference. A close analysis dismantles conspiracy theories. Where is the truth? This talk will present newly published documents to reflect...

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2016 Oct 25

Iran Women Only: Artist Talk

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS K107 and Knafel Concourse 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Join photographer Randy Goodman during her lunch time artist talk on Tuesday, October 25, at noon beginning in room K107 and then continuing downstairs to view the art in the Knafel Concourse in the Knafel Building... Read more about Iran Women Only: Artist Talk

Shirin Ebadi Shares Her Experience, and a Hug

March 22, 2016

Iranian human-rights activist Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, spoke at First Parish Church in Harvard Square on March 17. The event, co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Harvard Book Store, coincided with the release of Ebadi’s most recent memoir, Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran. Harvard Magazine covered the event...

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2016 May 10

(Time/Location change) Golha to Golistan: Preserving and Archiving Persian Performing Arts and Literature

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 050, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Jane Lewisohn
Research associate, Department of Music, SOAS, University of London; director, Golha Project

PLEASE NOTE
: this talk will now be from 6-7:30 pm in CGIS Knafel Room 050... Read more about (Time/Location change) Golha to Golistan: Preserving and Archiving Persian Performing Arts and Literature

2016 Apr 18

From the National Epic of 'Shahnameh' to the National Satire of the Rhyme of the Mouse and Cat: A Translator's Journey at the Extremes

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Ahmad Sadri
Professor of Sociology, and James P. Gorter Chair of Islamic World Studies, Lake Forest College... Read more about From the National Epic of 'Shahnameh' to the National Satire of the Rhyme of the Mouse and Cat: A Translator's Journey at the Extremes

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