“Understanding the Identity of Iranian Women"
The second volume of “Understanding the Identity of Iranian Women" authored by Shahla Lahiji, assessing women in the expanse of Persian civilization under the Medes, Achaemenids, Seleucids, Parthians, and the Sassanid dynasties, has been launched.
A building and history burned to the ground
One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.
Iran, US should opt long term relations
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
Tahmineh’s incubus (music)
Artist: Amirhossein Tafreshi pour
(Persia Digest) – “Tahmineh’s incubus” from the album “Identity” is an innovative folk song based on Kurdish music, performed with the tanbour, harp, the shemshal flute, and percussion instruments.