On Monday, June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States of America decided that the 90-day travel ban against visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen,…
Ajam Media Collective has created Mehelle— a new project dedicated to preserving the sights, sounds, and memories of rapidly-changing neighborhoods from Eastern Anatolia to Central Asia. It will serve as a multimedia resource for local inhabitants, community organizers, and urban researchers long after such neighborhoods have been demolished, gentrified, or transformed by private and state-led construction projects.
Shahrzad, a historical series directed by Hassan Fathi, reveals how the 1953 Coup is still the site of competing historiographical narratives.
Los Angeles is the capital of the Iranian diaspora, home to at least 700,000 Iranian-Americans and an Iranian culture industry that makes its presence known worldwide. Here’s your guide to visiting Tehrangeles.
Bombay’s history is woven around tales of cosmopolitanism. But while the grandiose architecture of the colonial city gets all the attention, the vernacular architecture built by the cosmopolitanism from below in the so-called “Native Town” nearby is too often overlooked.