A quick lesson in Farsi: Sariolghalam, literally, means “quick pen.”
Apt nomenclature for a devoted academic who has written more than 68 articles and 11 books in English, Farsi and Arabic.
Mahmood Sariolghalam,… more>
A book about nuclear proliferation by Jacques Hymans, associate professor of international relations at USC Dornsife, has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. A $100,000 prize is attached to the… more>
For the first time in its history, USC Dornsife will offer a minor in Iranian studies, as part of an initiative launched in November 2010 by the Farhang Foundation.
The Iranian studies minor is the latest in a series of… more>
Baroness Shirley Williams of Crosby believes a constant lackadaisical voter turnout is responsible for the dearth of governmental policy changes that would improve the quality of life in key areas such as health care and the… more>
Sanctions, sabotage, diplomacy and even the threat of military action — the United Nations Security Council countries seem to be emptying their toolbox when it comes to containing Iranian nuclear ambitions. But nuclear… more>
Acting in their role as “advisers to the nation,” the National Academies recently sponsored a low-key but far-reaching visit to Iran by a dozen American scientists.
The purpose of the visit was to foster… more>