Author: Kourosh Ziabari
2022 WPI FellowJournalist, Asia Times
Bio: Kourosh Ziabari is a journalist and reporter from Iran. He is a correspondent with Asia Times and contributes to Foreign Policy, The National Interest, openDemocracy, The New Arab, Responsible Statecraft and Al-Monitor, among other online and print publications. He is the recipient of a 2016-17 Chevening Scholarship from the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and a 2021 Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalists fellow with the United Nations. He was shortlisted twice as the finalist of the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism in 2020 and 2021. An elected individual member of Chatham House, and has given talks at Stanford University, Cambridge Union and Goldsmiths, University of London.
Incredible! #ShervinHajipour wins the best "Social Change" song at @RecordingAcad (#GRAMMYs) for “Baraye," a song that captured the hearts of millions in Iran and around the world. #MahsaAmini #مهسا_امینی #شروین_حاجیپور
Iran’s Shervin Hajipour wins #Grammys2023 for his song “Barayeh” in Persian.
The song became the anthem of the uprising of Iranian people against the Islamic Republic regime and for “Woman, Life, Freedom”
This story isn't wrong, but the gilded endowments of Oxford and Cambridge are not where the loss of the ERC funds is being most keenly felt https://www.theguardian.com/education/2023/feb/04/brexit-causes-collapse-in-european-research-funding-for-oxbridge-universities
Posts by Kourosh Ziabari:
Recent blog posts
- On races, cultures and friendship
- The 2022 Roe v. Wade turmoil – real concerns, twitter panic and juicy headlines
- DOOMSDAY CLOCK: A Cinematic Ticking Device or a Cautionary Watchdog?
- Policing of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation is Failing Without The U.S and Russia
- China-U.S. competition need not erupt into war
Congratulations to Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari (@KZiabari) on your award for Professional Excellence! Kourosh is an @asiatimesonline correspondent. Here he is with our chairwoman, Nancy Prager-Kamel. #ForeignPressAwards2022
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