From fusion to seclusion: the increasing isolation of scientists in Iran and Russia
Increasing international tensions and sanctions have left researchers isolated from the global scientific community
Ongoing resistance: Manchester shows solidarity with Iranian women
Following the brutality in Iran, we spoke to protestors outside Manchester’s Islamic Centre, uncovering their reasons for resistance and experiences in Iran.
UCU Teach Outs to be held in the Students’ Union
As alternatives to missed lecture time, university staff will be providing four informal lectures, known as ‘Teach Outs’, in the Students’ Union
#Stop Hazara Genocide: Afghanistan’s deadly oppression of the Hazara
Protests have taken off around the world following the latest Afghan bombing against the Hazara. But who are the Hazara, and what’s at stake in Afghanistan?
Review: Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Javaad Alipoor returns to HOME with Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World, an abstract work about the murder of Fereydoun Farrokhzad
University extends wellbeing support for students from countries in “conflict”
The University extended support for students from countries with “conflict and upheaval”, however, students are unhappy with its messaging
Rise up: An Iranian feminist’s insight
Trigger Warning: Discusses violence. Iran has been flung into conflict once again thanks to the oppressive regime. Hear what’s actually going on from Iranian feminist Laleh, and what you can do to help.
Trump’s Muslim Ban affects Asghar Farhadi
Nominated Iranian director Asghar Farhadi barred from Oscars under Trump’s Muslim ban
Classic Review: Where is the Friend’s Home?
Where is the Friend’s House?, the film that brought Abbas Kiarostami to attention, beautifully explores the Koker region of Iran
Review: Taxi Tehran
Taxi Tehran is a slow and subtle drama that has much to say about the state of Iranian cinema