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Saudi Arabia and Iran: Building Understanding for Improved Ties

Dr. Banafsheh Keynoush, foreign policy advisor, explains the often misunderstood relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran. With current tensions often primarily…

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Britain and the British Question: Iranian Nationalists and the Idea of Britain

Professor Ali Ansari (University of St. Andrews) discusses the impact of Iranian-British relations and British political ideology on Iranian nationalists and their concept of ‘nation’ in…

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Fitting Tributes and Fine Brocades: The Politics of Gift Giving in Early Qajar Iran

Assef Ashraf, doctoral candidate in History (Yale University), explains the significance of gift-giving to the formation, political culture, governance, and economy of the Qajar state in early…

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