Jian Ghomeshi on roqe media podcast

This is a 3-Part series based on interviews conducted in 2020. On the 40th anniversary year of the death of the Shah, we aim to assess the current accepted understanding of the history of Iran in the last century, the place of the Pahlavi Dynasty, and the precipitants of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The series features three well-known thinkers who have all deeply studied the Pahlavi era and have differing opinions on the legacy of Mohammad Reza Shah, four decades after his death in exile.

Roqe Series - Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty - Part One

Part 1 of the Roqe Series: Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty – 40 years after the death of the last Shah of Iran, hosted by Jian Ghomeshi.

This episode features acclaimed academic, Dr Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University and author of the definitive biography entitled, “The Shah.”

Roqe Series - Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty - Part Two

Part 2 of the Roqe Series: Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty – 40 years after the death of the last Shah of Iran, hosted by Jian Ghomeshi.

This episode features writer and historian, Andrew Scott Cooper, author of the book, “The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran.”

Roqe Series - Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty - Part Three

Part 3 of the Roqe Series: Assessing the Pahlavi Dynasty – 40 years after the death of the last Shah of Iran, hosted by Jian Ghomeshi. 

This episode features renowned Iranian historian, Mohammad Amini, author of the book, “Tradesmanship with History.”

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