Thanks again to Maryam for her fascinating talk about the role and makeup of the Sepah-e Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guards) in the Iran-Iraq war. You can download the talk here or listen to it using the embedded player below. During the talk, Maryam showed clips of a film which you can see in its entirety at YouTube:
For those of you who were unable to attend Prof. Lincoln’s talk, here is the audio of our circle. You can listen to it using the embedded player or download the MP3 here.
We did not record the Persian Circle last week, but in content it was very similar to a talk she had given at Georgia College, and with her kind permission we have posted the link for you to view. Enjoy!
Prof. Payne gave a fascinating talk today, and thanks to all who came! I have the recording of the session attached below; you’ll have to forgive me, I had the microphone on a little hot, so the sound is a bit distorted (especially at the beginning with my rather loud introduction) but it’s still quite listenable. I hope you enjoy it, and thanks again to our speaker!
Thanks to those of you who came to yesterday’s fascinating talk! For those of you who were unable to come, Prof. Ehsani has graciously allowed me to put up the slides and the audio recording of the session for you to enjoy here. Listen below or download the mp3.
Prof. Stolper discusses the historical importance of the Persepolis Fortification Archive, and the steps that are being taken to make the archive available to scholars. Listen to his talk (in English) here.
Prof. Bruce Lincoln gave us a very useful introduction to Pre-Islamic Iranian Religions. Listen to his talk here.
Stephen Kinzer, author of All the Shah’s Men, discusses Mossadeq and the 1953 coup. Listen to his talk (in English) here.
Austin O’Malley is a PhD student in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. You can listen to his talk here.
By Dr. Kioumars Ghereghlou. You can listen to his talk here.