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

Darkly gripping "noir" fiction from Iranian writers plumbs the depths of the nightmare city of Tehran and the limits of human corruptibility and loyalty.
L: Salar Abdoh, Photo credit Fereshteh Shoulani. R: Tehran Noir, cover
Darkly gripping "noir" fiction from Iranian writers which portrays Tehran as a nightmarish city of crime and corruption.
Iranian American artist Shiva Ahmadi offers insight into "Lotus," expanding on the work's political undertones, stylistic inspirations, and the physical process of production.
Artist Shiva Ahmadi speaks about the political undertones behind her animation "Lotus," and how it relates to two Buddhas in Asia Society Museum's collection.
Artist Shiva Ahmadi speaks about her evolving relationship to the tradition of Persian miniature painting, and how political themes have entered her art.
Hossein Mousavian traces some of the grievances underlying Iranian mistrust of the U.S., while Gary Sick speculates as to when the two countries might reach a nuclear agreement.
Hossein Mousavian and Gary Sick traced the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how the two countries' longstanding opposition has affected negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
Former senior figures in the policy establishment of both Iran and the U.S. explore causes of the misperceptions Iranians and Americans have of each other and missed opportunities for dialogue.
Asia Society Texas Center's Family Film Festival has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
A discussion between Amb. Hossein Mousavian, a former senior Iranian diplomat and nuclear negotiator, and Gary Sick, Iran expert and former National Security Council member.