Negar Mortazavi speaks with anthropologist Nahid Siamdoust about music after the 1979 revolution in Iran through the Iran-Iraq war, the post-war era of pop music, political music inspired by the 2009 green movement, and today's musicians in the diaspora, in memory of legendary Iranian singer the late Mohammadreza Shajarian.
(Music by Shajarian, Koveitipoor, Shabpareh, Parnaz&Ashkan). This episode was made possible with support from Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung.
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