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On Haiti: An open letter to French President Nicolas Sarkozy

In an open letter published today in the French national newspaper Libération, more than 90 leading academics, authors and other prominent figures from around the world are publicly calling on the French government to reimburse the 90 million gold francs France extorted from Haitians following Haiti’s independence. Read more on France Diplomatie.

Academics Concerned About the Assault on Iranian Universities

We the undersigned, academics and administrators of universities around the world express our deep concern about the deteriorating situation of universities in Iran, particularly in the aftermath of the recent Presidential elections. All signs indicate that the authorities are engaged in a major crackdown on Iranian universities and intend to impose yet more infringements on […]

Academics' Declaration of Support for Iranian Demonstrators

Open letter of support to the demonstrators in Iran Friday 19 June 2009 This morning Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded an end to the massive and forceful demonstrations protesting the controversial result of last week’s election. He argued that to make concessions to popular demands and ‘illegal’ pressure would amount to a form of ‘dictatorship’, and […]

Mehdi Khalji, Book Review, Foucault and the Iranian Revolution, Published in BBC, Feb. 06, 2006

Trobjon Elensky, Book Review, Foucault and the Iranian Revolution, Dagens Nyheter, October 26, 2005

Trobjon Elensky, Dagens Nyheter, October 26, 2005

Eric Plaut and Kevin Anderson, eds., Marx on Suicide, Persian trans. by Hassan Mortazavi, 2005

Stefano Garroni, Book Review, Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism, Published in Nuova Unita, No. 6, June 2003

Duarte Pereira, “Lenin e a Dialectica Hegeliana” Reportagem, No. 41, 2003