Professor Chehabi’s book describes the public debates surrounding their obsolescence & explores the ways Iranians chose or invented surnames for themselves.
“I cannot help noticing the parallels between my here and now and the bifurcated society depicted in Asimov’s two dystopian novels.”
Professor Chehabi discusses how religious authorities reclassified caviar to conform to the sharia.
Prof. Chehabi sheds light on the transnational links between constitutionalist movements in Asia and Africa.
Professor Houchang Chehabi recently wrote an article in Mizan about the historic parallels between Iran and Thailand.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi contributed a chapter to The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi gave a talk entitled “The Iranian Revolution at 40: Precursor to an Age of Populism?”
Prof. Houchang Chehabi published an article entitled “Gender Anxieties in the Iranian Zūrkhānah.”
Prof. Houchang Chehabi gave a talk entitled “Reza Shah in Exile, 1941-1944” (In German: “Reza Schah im Exil, 1941-1944”).
Prof. Houchang Chehabi spoke at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris, France.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi spoke as part of a panel entitled “40 Years After the Revolution: Understanding the Islamic Republic of Iran.”
Prof. Houchang Chehabi gave a talk entitled “Ancient Sport” (varzesh-e bastani) as Invented Tradition.”
Prof. Houchang Chehabi published a new book entitled “Culture Wars and Dual Society in Iran.”
The Pardee School’s alumni weekend panel, “The World in Flux,” focused on the current challenges of democracy.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi discusses the effect President Trump’s executive order will have on foreign students in Massachusetts.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi discusses how President Donald Trump’s travel ban has affected the Boston University community.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi discusses how Iran’s history of revolution has affected current Iranian reformists.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi discusses on Iran’s environmental and water issues.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi highlights athletic practices that can be found in the various regions of Asia.
Chehabi expresses skepticism over Paris climate negotiations.