Popular Music & Society in Iran: New Directions

Conference at Yale University’s Iranian Studies Program, January 26-27, 2018

A two-day symposium that highlights the social and political

significance of music in Iran in six panels, ranging from popular

music in the Safavid period to rock music in the Islamic Republic.

There will also be three musician sessions, featuring among them

Iran’s first female Hip-Hop artist Salome MC, as well as a special

talk session with musician Mohsen Namjoo.