“Cultural Renaissance in Iran?” Panel at Stanford, October 10

NorCal Iranians: Check out this cool panel discussion entitled “Cultural Renaissance in Iran?” this Wednesday, October 10, from 6-9 pm at Stanford University’s Lane History Corner (click for the map – it’s building 200). The panelists are:

  • Abbas Milani, director of Stanford’s Iranian Studies Program and noted Iran scholar
  • Arash Sobhani, musician and Kiosk’s front man
  • Ahmad Kiarostami, director of the two most recent Kiosk music videos
  • Pardis Mahdavi, anthropology professor at CSU Pomona who’s writing a book about Iran’s sexual revolution

Kiarostami and Mahdavi were among the most memorable speakers of this year’s IAAB conference, and Arash Sobhani and a couple of Kiosk members are scheduled to perform, as well.

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