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Kevin Schwartz and Olmo Gölz

Kevin Schwartz and Olmo Gölz

Kevin L. Schwartz is a Research Fellow and Deputy Director of Research at the Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic. 

Olmo Gölz is a Senior lecturer in Islamic and Iranian Studies in the Department for Oriental Studies, University of Freiburg, Germany.

The Iranian regime has long used the narrative of male martyrs as defenders of the nation, relying on religious history to reinforce it. But, through protest women in Iran are flipping this ideology on its head, write Kevin Schwartz and Olmo Gölz.

17 October, 2022