Understanding History and Reforms in Iran
Daniel Brumberg and Christiana Bird talked about the dynamics of political, social, and cultural norms of Iran. They focused on the… read more
Daniel Brumberg and Christiana Bird talked about the dynamics of political, social, and cultural norms of Iran. They focused on the influence of the West and the legacy of Ayatollah Khomeini. Following their readings and prepared remarks, they answered questions from the audience.
Daniel Brumberg is the author of Reinventing Khomeini: The Struggle for Reform in Iran, published by the University of Chicago Press. Christiana Bird is the author of Neither East Nor West: One Woman’s Journey Through the Islamic Republic of Iran, published by Atria. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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