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Book Talk at the Association of Iranian Professionals

See info here.

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UCI Book Talk

I’ll be giving a book talk at UCI on Friday, November 20. Check here for info and registration.

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Boston University

I’m teaching a course at BU for the first time–and it’s been an amazing experience being with these students under these circumstances. I’m still teaching full-time at MIT, but very much enjoying teaching an additional course at BU–despite the heavy … Continue reading

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Interview with Jadaliyya

My interview with Jadaliyya on my book–Excerpt: “While the book is based on my PhD dissertation, it is very much autobiographical—even though I am not directly present in the book. There are a few footnotes that include some relevant family … Continue reading

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“John Bolton’s book revealed one major truth: Trump needs to fire Mike Pompeo”

My quote in The Independent: “Bolton is gone now. But Pompeo is still Secretary of State and he still wants war and regime change, not diplomacy and negotiation. Pompeo pushed Trump to approve the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, … Continue reading

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Contesting the Iranian Revolution: Understanding the Green Movement

Review by Daniel Larison at The American Conservative. Excerpt: “Alimagham has done a fine job of understanding and explaining the ideas and motivations of Green movement activists largely on their own terms and using their own words. It is an … Continue reading

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The Journey of an Iranian-American Scholar: An Interview with Dr. Pouya Alimagham

Read here (in-person interview at the end). Excerpt: “An important contribution to the study of Islam, Shiism, contemporary Iranian history and the genealogy of contentious politics in Iran, Alimagham’s book is beneficial to the scholar and the novice in understanding … Continue reading

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