Author: Kourosh Ziabari

2022 WPI Fellow

Journalist, Asia Times
Rasht, Iran
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.

Twitter: @KZiabari

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

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