A feature interview with Jane Lewisohn, Director of the Golha Project, about her multi-year mission to preserve Persian culture, music, poetry and art from the 20th Century, particularly by digitizing and archiving the legendary Golha radio programs from pre-revolutionary Iran. And, Iranian-New Zealander psychologist Tina Parsamand on her decision to return to Tehran to help those in need of mental health counselling, her upbringing as an Iranian girl in a homogenous New Zealand town, and her popular Instagram channel, “Insight with Tina Parsa.” Plus the Roqe Team with letters, and Jian tells the story of ordering “Canada Dry” as a 5-year old in 1970s Iran.

A Roqe Minute #20

Jane Lewisohn (Director of Golha project) on not talking Persian culture for granted…

 

A Roqe Minute #16

Tina Parsamand on Iranians and “Learned helplessness”…

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