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The Star Students Of The Islamic Republic: Forget Harvard—one of the world’s best undergraduate colleges is in Iran. Although I was aware of some of these facts, I am still surprised.
Naj is translating Simine Daneshvar‘ letters to her husband Jalal Al-e-Ahmad, – both proeminent Iranian cultural figures – during her 9 months trip to Stanford University in 1952. “The letters are important as the reflect the views of one of the pioneering Iranian female academics encountering the post-war America. They are also important because they give a sense of general political mood of the US intellectuals about Iran in years prior to the 1953-coup.”
Eisenhower’s role in 1953 (Simin’s letters: Stanford Village 1951-52) and here
Dr. Kaveh Farrokh, of Ossetian and Azari descent btw, Response to Spiegel Magazine’s Attack on the Legacy of Cyrus the Great
Iran from a different angle: Some of the intellectual currents in Iran
Beyond Persia: Mohsen Namjoo US tour