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AsiaSociety.org articles, op-eds, videos and blog posts on Iran.

The Iranian-Canadian journalist, jailed by Iran's rulers in 2009, offers a nuanced view of the controversial nuclear program.
Journalist Maziar Bahari discusses Iran's recent history, and his imprisonment there in 2009, with Jon Meacham.
Maziar Bahari
Face to face with the Iranian regime: "One more word, and I'll beat you so badly, I'll make your mother mourn for you."
Iranian-Canadian journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari will appear at the Asia Society in New York on Tuesday, June 7, at 6:30pm to discuss his new book <em>Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival<em>.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 - Iraj Anvar brings an excerpt from the Persian national epic to life through live music and spoken-word...
A major Iranian artist opens up about her career and the sources of her inspiration.
Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian discusses her life and work with Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu.
Iranian director's harrowing 2000 film 'The Circle' acts as a metaphor for repression.
Duke University Professor Negar Mottahedeh reflects on The Circle, Jafar Panahi's dark 2000 portrayal of women in Iran.
Columbia University professor Hamid Dabashi discusses filmmaker Jafar Panahi and Iranian cinema with Asia Society's La Frances Hui.