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

Learn about the political and social changes under Iran's Safavid Dynasty by examining the Book of Kings.
An expansive essay on the history of Iran through the first great global age.
A short history of 20th century Iran, including the Iran-Iraq war and the political climate that spilled into the 21st century.
The Safavid Dynasty, a Golden Age in Iran, witnessed a cultural flowering under the charismatic Isma'il and Tahmasp.
An early history of what is today Iran.
Iranian scholar illuminates the role of profane and sacred love in classical Persian poetry.
Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Ramsey Clark discuss Iran's Ardeshir Mohassess and his art.
Fifty years of double-dealing and missed opportunities.
The Iranian cultural icon performs with son Hafez. Watch the video now.