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Virtual: Roundtable Discussion: Love, Laws and Changes


This webinar is part of the series, “Revisiting Discourses of Love, Sex, and Desire in Modern Iran and Diaspora: A Symposium in a Series of Panels.” Register in advance: From their mundane to their sublime forms, love and desire have … Read more

Virtual: Black and Afro-Iranians in Iranian Cultural Imaginary


This panel will discuss Black and Afro-Iranians in the Iranian Cultural Imaginary, featuring panelists: - “Chronopolitical Assemblages: Race/ism, Desire, and Identification in Iranian Contexts” Shadee Malaklou, chair and assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies; founding director, Women’s and Gender … Read more

Book Talk: Waleed Ziad in Conversation with Rustin Zarkar


The remarkable discoveries of over 300 new varieties of local copper currency from the Sakra region in northwestern Pakistan, covering a 700-year period, have opened up new vistas in the study of Gandhara in late antiquity. This monograph introduces the … Read more