Rasmus Christian Elling


Rasmus Christian Elling is a Ph.D. fellow at the University of Copenhagen.

Articles by this Author
Bring In the Dead

Beating their chests and wearing black, a procession of young men and women filed toward the gates of Tehran’s Amir Kabir Polytechnic University on February 23. The mourners -- drawn primarily from the ranks of the Basij militia and...

Talking Class in Tehroon

Persian, like any other language, is laced with references to class, both blatant and subtle. With idioms and metaphors, Iranians can identify and situate others, and thus themselves, within hierarchies of social status and privilege, both real...