Author Archives: iPouya

“A look to Iran and Afghanistan on International Women’s Day”

I spoke today alongside Marim Jalalzada at a gathering of the Liberal International British Group:

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Panel: “Iran and the Struggle for ‘Normalcy’: Woman, Life, Freedom”

I chaired a panel discussion at MIT’s Center for International Studies Starr Forum. Click here to watch the recording of the event.

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France 24 Interview

My latest interview with France 24 on January 17, 2023. Click on image below to see interview:

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Interview with BBC

My interview on Saturday, January 7th, on the recent executions in Iran.

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“The Iranian Revolution: The Fall of the Shah and the Rise of Khomeini”

See my 2nd interview at theAnalysis.news here:

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theAnalysis.news Interview: “Iranian Women-Led Resistance Independent of Western Imperialism”

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“U.S. vs. Iran (9 p.m.) – NightSide With Dan Rea”

My segment on the backstory to the Iran-US World Cup match up. Click on the image below:

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Q&A: Pouya Alimagham on the protest movement in Iran

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France 24: “Call it a Revolution? Iran protest movement defies growing brutality”

I participated in a rich discussion at France 24 on the protests in Iran. Click on the image below to access it:

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American Prestige Podcast: “The Iran Protests”

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Podcast: “The Iran Protests in Context”

Listen to my interview with the Latitude Adjustment podcast here:

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Iran Then and Now: What Similarities in Protests in 2009 and 2022 Demonstrate

My latest article via Cambridge University Press:

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Open Letter

[I submitted this letter to The Tech, MIT’s daily, & it took about 10 days for them to publish it, but better late than never ↓] The members of the history faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) listed below … Continue reading

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Hundreds protest Amini’s death, Iran’s dress code laws at Boston Common

My quotes in The Tufts Daily, the school paper for Tufts University: “MIT Lecturer and Middle East Historian Pouya Alimagham said that burning hijabs has also become a form of political resistance against the Iranian regime. ‘[Hijab burning is] not … Continue reading

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Debate on France 24: “Iran’s youth rise up: Can women’s rights movement lead to change?”

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