Heine Remarks on China’s Increased Presence in Western Asia
In an appearance on WION, a leading Indian news publication,” Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, discusses Chinese foreign policy and the peace brokered between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The article first examines the idea that the United States…
Heine Interviewed on China in the Saudi Arabia-Iran Truce
In an appearance on WION, a leading Indian news publication,” Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, discusses Chinese foreign policy and the peace brokered between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Heine explored the…
CURA Hosts Lecture on Veiling and Violence in Recent Iranian History
What constitutes proper attire for women – and men – has been a major issue in Iran’s culture wars for more than a century. Pardee School Professor Emeritus Chehabi provided an overview of the issue of veiling in Iranian society from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
Chehabi Publishes Article on Iranian Political Society
“The conservatives’ control of all [Iranian] institutions comes at a price: a narrowing of the regime’s social base and thus its legitimacy.”
Chehabi Publishes New Book: Onomastic Reforms
Professor Chehabi’s book describes the public debates surrounding their obsolescence & explores the ways Iranians chose or invented surnames for themselves.
Najam Discusses Assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
Dean Najam the assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist as well as its regional and global implications.
Chehabi Publishes Article on the Malleability of Sharia
Professor Chehabi discusses how religious authorities reclassified caviar to conform to the sharia.
Chehabi Published in Confluences Méditarranée
Prof. Chehabi sheds light on the transnational links between constitutionalist movements in Asia and Africa.
Chehabi Writes on Iran/Thailand Parallels in Mizan
Professor Houchang Chehabi recently wrote an article in Mizan about the historic parallels between Iran and Thailand.
Hobson in Foreign Policy on Vengeance as Policy
Alex Hobson publishes essay in Foreign Policy arguing that vengeance as foreign-policy is not a good idea.
Weinstein Writes OpEd on the Death of Qasem Soleimani
Gen. Jack Weinstein writes OpEd for BU Today on the killing of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani arguing that the United States’ problems with Iran will not be solved with additional military action.
Najam Interviewed on Regional Implications of Iran Tensions
Adil Najam was interviewed by multiple TV news channels in Pakistan on the growing sense of unease in the Middle East as US-Iran tensions mount.
Aftandilian in The Arab Weekly on U.S.-Iran Relations
Prof. Gregory Aftandilian discusses relations between the United State and Iran since the hostage crisis of 1979.
Aftandilian Gives Talk on the State of US-Iran Relations
Gregory Aftandilian gave a talk on the state of United States-Iran relations hosted by the Washington chapter of the London School of Economics alumni group.
Beyond the Headlines: The Cost of Intervention in Iran and Beyond
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion entitled “The Cost of Intervention in Iran and Beyond.”
Aftandilian in The Arab Weekly on Macron’s Iran Proposal
Gregory Aftandilian discusses why it will be difficult for Iran and the United States to accept French President Macron’s compromise proposal to defuse tensions.
Aftandilian in The Arab Weekly on Trump and Iran
Gregory Aftandilian discusses United States President Donald Trump’s desire to avoid war with Iran.
Chehabi Publishes Article in International Journal of Middle East Studies
Prof. Houchang Chehabi published an article entitled “Gender Anxieties in the Iranian Zūrkhānah.”
Aftandilian in Mother Jones on U.S.- Iran Tensions
Gregory Aftandilian discusses the escalating tension between the United States and Iran as well as U.S. President Donald Trump’s Iran policy.
Aftandilian in The Arab Weekly on the U.S. and Iran
Gregory Aftandilian discusses concerns in United States Congress over the mounting tensions between the U.S. and Iran.