Peyman Jafari

Peyman Jafari was born in Iran and has lived in the Netherlands for twenty years. A political scientist affiliated to the International Institute for Social History, he is writing his doctoral thesis on the relationship between political change and Iran’s socio-economic fabric.

The Other Iran

The Other Iran

Van de revolutie tot vandaag

(Ambo Anthos, 2009, 216 pages)

Peyman Jafari is Dutch, although Iranian by birth, so he knows exactly what he can add to his Western readers’ standard image of a radical Islamic state. In The Other Iran he delves into a much more complex reality, offering insights that are genuinely new.

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