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The Baskerville Institute releases monthly newsletters to update our audience on upcoming events, projects we are involved in, recommended reading lists, and more! 

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Reza Aslan’s

An American Martyr in Persia:

The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville

Newsletters 2024

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Spring 2024 Newsletter

GUEST ARTICLE: STEPHEN BASKERVILLE  Following in the footsteps of his ancestor, Howard Baskerville, Stephen Baskerville contributed this article to the Baskerville Institute, exploring the complexities of the Iran-US relationship. Dr. Stephen Baskerville “Hostility...

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Newsletters 2023

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Fall 2023 Newsletter

RECENT WEBINAR Grappling with Elimination: How the Power of Sport United and Saved Olympic Wrestling  November 7, 2023 12 PM (MDT) In February 2013, the IOC decided to drop wrestling from the Olympics. But by September 8, after global support, they reversed the...

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Summer 2023 Newsletter

MESSAGE IN A MATCHBOX: MEMORIES OF A CHILDHOOD IN TEHRAN Order Your Copy NowThe Baskerville Institute is pleased to share with everyone Message in a Matchbox: Memories of a Childhood in Tehran by Sara Fashandi. Follow young Mohsen as he comes to age in this series of...

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March/April 2023 Newsletter

BASKERVILLE INSTITUTE TRANSLATION BELIEVERS: LOVE AND DEATH IN TEHRAN It is with great pleasure that we present to you the Persian translation of the novel Believers: Love and Death in Tehran, written by Marc Grossman and John Limbert. Interested readers can access...

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December/January 2023 Newsletter

INTRODUCING FREEDOM OF THOUGHT JOURNAL (FTJ) Introducing Freedom of Thought Journal: a bilingual publication, in Persian and English, published by Iran Academia University Press in The Netherlands. We are pleased to introduce the Freedom of Thought Journal, an...

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Newsletters 2022

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October/November 2022 Newsletter

ARTICLES PUBLISHED____________________________________________ Opinion: How sports stars are forwarding the protests in Iran Author: Bahman BaktiariThe bond between athlete and fan carries through in the Iranian protests. Opinion: The Iranian protests are a battle...

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August/September 2022 Newsletter

A MESSAGE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ____________________________________________Dear Readers, We hope you had a pleasant summer break. We are excited to start our 2022-2023 program with another series of lectures, book conversations and special events. Since the...

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May/June 2022 Newsletter

PRE-ORDER ____________________________________________The Baskerville Institute is partnering with the King's English Bookshop to provide signed copies of Reza Aslan's forthcoming book The American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life & Tragic Death of Howard...

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March/April 2022 Newsletter

THE BASKERVILLE NEWSLETTER MARCH / APRIL 2022 VOL 2, NO. 2 A PUBLICATION OF THE BASKERVILLE INSTITUTE Happy Persian New Year! Nowruz Mobarak! نوروز مبارک! Special Book Event with Reza Aslan April 19, 2022 2:00 pm (ET) On the occasion of the martyrdom of Howard C....

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January/February 2022 Newsletter

Utah Afghan Community FundWatch Reza Aslan's AnnouncementDonate NowThe Civic Friendship Initiative: A joint project between the Baskerville Institute & Foundation for Religious Diplomacy The Civic Friendship Initiative will examine theological and ethical...

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Newsletters 2020 – 2021

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September/October 2021 Newsletter

“Peace Corps in Iran: A History of Friendship and Contributions” Professor Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi September 22nd at 12 PM (MT) This event also includes a presentation by producers of a film documentary about the Peace Corps in Iran. Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi is Professor...

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November/December 2021 Newsletter

Utah Afghan Community FundWatch Reza Aslan's Announcement In 2003, almost thirty years after they left, came the opportunity to return. Would they find an unrecognizable Iran? This journey became far more than a research trip, its ostensible purpose. They renewed ties...

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March/April 2021 Newsletter

The Baskerville Newsletter March/April 2021 Vol I, No. 4A Publication of the Baskerville InstituteAMERICAN PRESBYTERIANS IN IRAN Michael Zirinskyemeritus professor of modern history, Boise State University In October 1997, I flew from Mashhad to Shiraz. My hotels in...

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January/February 2021 Newsletter

The Baskerville Newsletter January/February 2021 Vol I, No. 3 A Publication of the Baskerville InstituteBaskerville Lecture & Conversation SeriesThe Baskerville Conversation Series with Professor David Menashri: Iran & Israel: From Close Friendship to Bitter...

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Howard C Baskerville – Martyr of Constitutionalism

The Constitutional Revolution in Iran (1905-1911) is one of the most prominent events in the history of Iran and Asia and had a great impact on the emergence of movements in other Asian countries1 . Many freedom fighters from other countries were encouraged by the...

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Dr. Samuel M. Jordan’s letter to Reza Shah

His Excellency. The Honorable Sardar Sepah The Prime Minister The Esteemed Members of the Supreme Council Your Honor, With all due respect, I want to bring to your attention the following topic. Most likely you are aware of how prevalence of unemployment and...

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November/December 2020 Newsletter

The Baskerville Newsletter November/December 2020 Vol I, No. 2 A Publication of the Baskerville InstituteHonoring the memory of Louise Firouz(1933-2008): An American who saved the Caspian pony in Iran.Louise Firouz, an American expatriate in Iran credited with saving...

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September / October 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter September / October 2020The American Lafayette of Iran: Howard C. Baskervilleby Bahman BaktiariMore in this issue:Baskerville Lecture Series Baskerville Conversations Series Baskerville Ambassador of Friendship & Peace Book of the Month: Islamic Ethics...

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مطالعات موردی

«باسکرویل و انقلاب ایران» عنوان کتاب «باسکرویل و انقلاب ایران» می‌باشد که به قلم علی کمالوند بروجردی به صورت رمان تاریخی تالیف و در سال ۱۳۳۶ خورشیدی به چاپ رسیده است و اینک به کوشش سعید کیانام تجدید چاپ شده و نشر پیدا کرده و در دسترس علاقه‌مندان قرار گرفته است. سخن...

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