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Tag Archives: Iran

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  • 2
    Dec

    2009

    Iran’s Hidden Path to the Bomb

    Writing for NYRBlog, nuclear weapons expert Jeremy Bernstein explains Iran’s efforts to produce nuclear material — something they’re already doing at an alarming rate. Bernstein’s...

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  • 30
    Jul

    2009

    Janet Afary on Women’s Rights in Iran

    Janet Afary concludes a dialogue with Nawal El Saadawi initiated at Double X earlier this month. Afary is a professor of religious studies and feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara and author of Sexual...

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  • 7
    Jul

    2009

    Janet Afary responds

    Janet Afary responds to Nawal El Saadawi’s post above; read it here. “In Tehran and the big cities, young people might obtain a simple certificate of temporary marriage to avoid the morality...

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  • 7
    Jul

    2009

    What the veil can hide

    Slate spinoff double X started a really fascinating dialogue between Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi and our own Janet Afary, author of Sexual Politics in Modern Iran. ~ ~ ~ Dear Janet, I am glad to...

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  • 29
    Jun

    2009

    Riz Khan interviews Janet Afary

    Janet Afary, in a two part interview with Riz Khan on Al-Jazeera, discusses the question: How far could things go in Iran? Afary is author of Sexual Politics in Modern Iran. Read More ?

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  • 29
    Jun

    2009

    Abrahamian: Mousavi would shun nuclear weapons

    From Haaretz Online, an analysis by one of our top Iran scholars, Ervand Abrahamian, author of A History of Modern Iran. Even if the Iranian authorities succeed in suppressing the large demonstrations,...

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  • 6
    Mar

    2009

    Iran – ripe for a sexual revolution?

    Sexual Politics in Modern Iran author Janet Afary wrote an op-ed piece for yesterday’s Guardian full of fascinating insights into women’s place in modern Iran. Iranian policies over the past...

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  • 15
    Jan

    2009

    van Ruymbeke Wins Iran’s Book of the Year...

    Congratulations to Cambridge Professor Christine van Ruymbeke, winner of the World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ruymbeke will travel to Tehran to receive official gold...

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