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UCLA to offer a Minor in Iranian Music.

The Farhang Foundation has provided funding to UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music to establish an academic minor in Iranian music.


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In The Media

CNES graduate student Wisam Alshaibi in the news

London Review of Books discusses Islamic State documents that were removed from Mosul to US libraries, including the Hoover Institution where Alshaibi was a research fellow.


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Alumni News


Alumnus Dany Douery develops the first Arabic BA program in the California State University system.

His mission: to help students examine global events with an understanding of Arab culture.


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Recent Podcasts

A book talk and discussion with authors Ece Temelkuran and Molly Crabapple

A lecture by Alireza Doostdar (The University of Chicago Divinity School)

A lecture by Edhem Eldem (Collège de France)

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