Mohammadbagher Forough

Iranian Strategic Culture and “Ways of War”: The Role of Local Concepts and Narratives of “Game” and “Play”

International Journal of Persian Literature | 2021


  • GIGA Focus Middle East | 3/2022

    Re-Revolutionising Iran: Condemning Prosperity and Jihadi Management

    President Raisi is working to revitalise the Islamic Republic’s revolutionary values. While direct responses to socio-economic discontent consist of taking repressive measures, the government is also implementing a policy mixture shaped by the “jihadi” management style of a re-revolutionising elite.

    Dr. Sara Bazoobandi

    Research Fellow

    Research Project | 01/04/2021 - 31/03/2024

    World Order Narratives of the Global South (WONAGO)

    The decades since the late twentieth century are marked by the end of the bipolar world order and the rise of countries of the Global South. Most explanations focus on political and economic power shifts and do not pay much attention to ideas of order, especially those prevalent in the Global South. To provide a more inclusive perspective, this project researches world order narratives in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia. It is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of its Area Studies strategy.
    BMBF, 2021-2024

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