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The Transnational Legacy of the Iranian Revolution on its 40th Anniversary

My latest piece in The Fletcher Forum of International Affairs: “The 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution is upon us, and supporters and detractors alike are busying themselves with articles that expound their worldviews. What is lost in the cacophony … Continue reading

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Georgetown University Talk: “Islam as a Discourse of Resistance in Iran: State Ideology vs Popular Protest in 2009”

Excuse the typos in the flier (I did not create the flier).

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Explaining Sectarianism Conference at Tufts University

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Association for Iranian Studies Conference at UC Irvine

I have since shortened the title of my presentation to “The Iranian Left’s Latin Roots: Protest and Protest Music.” Click here for the program.

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End the Occupation

If I could remove all content from my blog and just have the above header remain, I’d be content with having just that message on my blog as Israel continues to besiege an impoverished and beaten but not defeated people.

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Updates

Dear Friends, I hope you are all well. There’s much to discuss and I have many updates for you but I’ll try to be brief. For the past 2 weeks I’ve been busy both moving into my new home and … Continue reading

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Iran Sanctions Re-visited

I participated in a discussion on Huffington Post Live in which we discussed the ongoing sanctions on Iran. I am preparing an article on the subject but the video will give those interested an idea of what I’ll be addressing … Continue reading

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More blog updates…

I’ve updated the “Recommended Reading” section of the blog, along with the “Favorite Films” tab. If you have any ideas for useful tabs, do share.

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Blog’s new look

Do you guys like the blog’s new feel? I’ve spent the past couple days working on it and am excited about it, to say the least. The cool thing about this template is that it allows me to change the … Continue reading

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The Next Step

I always distress about not being able to blog consistently. Over the last few months this has been especially true. As 3rd year PhD students, we are required to both teach and study for our preliminary exams (some schools refer … Continue reading

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