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Fall 2016 SEMINARS - December 7 2016

Seminar on Iranian Studies
"The Sacred Iran: Sacrificial Discourse Across the Political Spectrum in Pre-Revolutionary Iran and the Shah as a Utopist Thinker"
By: Dr. Neda Bolourchi of Columbia University
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

New Book

A Collection of Articles from the Encyclopædia Iranica