It is with great regret and dismay that we have witnessed a flurry of press in both the British and Persian-language media casting aspersions on Dr. Homa Katouzian’s reputation by means of unsubstantiated innuendo and anonymous accusers. Irrespective of the admissions process which led to Mr. Hashemi-Bahramani’s acceptance to the Faculty [...]
by Hossein Shahidi
For the past week, I have watched with bewilderment and sorrow the onslaught on my friend and teacher, Dr Homa Katouzian, in connection with the admission to Oxford University of a son of the former Iranian President, Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani.
By now, Dr Katouzian has clarified his academic [...]