Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran

Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran

The Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran research initiative examines some of the most important topics within contemporary Iran, focusing on its social, cultural, economic, and political domains. Through this multi-disciplinary, empirically-based research initiative, our goal is to present a comprehensive study of contemporary Iranian society.

Background and Scope of the Project

Background and Scope of the Project

The Iranian Revolution was one of the most important events to take place in the Middle East within the past fifty years. The revolution completely transformed one of the region’s…
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Book Publication

Mahmood Monshipouri, ​​​​​​ed., Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2016). Since 1989, the internal dynamics of change in Iran, rooted in a panoply of socioeconomic, cultural, institutional,…
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Summary Report

“Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran,” CIRS Summary Report no. 10 (Doha, Qatar: Center for International and Regional Studies, 2013).   The post-Khomenei era has profoundly changed the socio-political landscape of Iran. Since 1989, the…
Working Group Meetings

Working Group Meetings

Click here to read about the “Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran” Working Group Meeting I Click here to read about the “Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran” Working Group Meeting II As an…