The Iran Society, founded in 1935

2008 Journal

Contents of the 2008 Journal

Officers and Council of The Society

Corporate Members

Objects and activities of The Society

Chairman’s introduction

Lectures to the Society:

The art of Omar Khayyam

Acceptance & denial: HIV in Iran

Travel Report:

Contemporary Iranian theatre

From the Archives:

Haji Sheikh Baqer of Hamadan

Colonel C.E. Stewart


Professor Ann Lambton O.B.E.

Paul Gotch O.B.E.

Shusha Guppy

Book Reviews:

Omar Khayyam: Poet, rebel, astronomer

Obeyd Zakani – Ethics of the aristocrats

Iran – The Bradt Travel Guide

Empire of the mind – History of Iran

Iran – A chronological history

In the rose garden of the martyrs

Persia through writers’ eyes


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