Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities

Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker Farahnaz Ispahani is the author of the recently released book Purifying The Land of The Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities. In 2015, she was a Reagan-Fascell Scholar at the National Endowment for Democracy, in Washington, DC where she worked on Women and Extremist … Continue reading



How the Iranian Revolution Changed the Role of the Shia Clergy

Watch his speaker playlist About the event Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic has modernized and bureaucratized the clerical establishment, redefined religion and created institutions to enforce this new definition. The effect has been a transformation of … Continue reading