Ziba Mir-Hosseini


Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a fellow at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2004-2005) and research associate of the London Middle East Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Articles by this Author
Fatemeh Haqiqatjoo and the Sixth Majles

On February 23, 2004, two days after the conservative victory in the elections for the Seventh Majles, for which the Guardian Council banned over 2,000 reformist candidates, including some 80 current deputies, the reformist-dominated Sixth Majles...

Broken Taboos in Post-Election Iran

The on-camera martyrdom of Neda Agha-Soltan, the 26-year old philosophy student shot dead during the protests after the fraudulent presidential election in Iran in June, caught the imagination of the world. But the post-election crackdown has...

Shirin Ebadi's Nobel Peace Prize Highlights Tension in Iran

The Rise and Fall of Fa'ezeh Hashemi

Both politics and women’s political activities are radically different under the Islamic Republic of Iran from what they were before the 1979 Revolution. But one fundamental fact has not changed: Politics is still the domain of men, and...

Iranian Cinema

Following the Iranian revolution of 1979 and the inauguration of the Islamic Republic, many predicted that new restrictions would kill off Iran's cinema. But Iranian film has survived, undergoing remarkable transformations in parallel with...

Is Time on Iranian Women Protesters’ Side?

Kholoussy, For Better, For Worse

Hanan Kholoussy, For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis That Made Modern Egypt (Stanford, 2010).