Iran Refracted: Perspectives on Iranian Culture and Society

17 Mar 2015


Perspectives on Iranian Culture and Society

Iran boasts one of the globe’s oldest civilizations. Persia is simultaneously a
unique culture and the crossroads of many linguistic, confessional, and ethnic groups. American media view Iran almost exclusively through a political lens; how would we talk about Iran if we were not to focus on politics?

Anahita Firouz Radjy
Writer and lecturer; former producer, National Iranian Television; author of In the Walled Garden.

Dr. Ali Masalehdan
CEO of Masimex, a Pittsburgh medical and laboratory equipment and supplies firm

Nazila Fathi
New York Timesreporter in Iran for nine years; author of The Lonely War.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, Univeristy of Pittsburgh
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260