11 January 2011
Observations from Tehran
Nigar Goksel
Nigar Goksel. Photo: Attila Alpman

Traveling to Iran for a couple of days in December to attend a conference organized by Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), a think tank affiliated with the Iranian foreign ministry, ESI senior analyst Nigar Goksel jotted down her observations from the conference on security and her impressions about women in Iran. Please find them here:

Tehran. Photo: flickr/arash_rk
Tehran. Photo: flickr/arash_rk
Urban women in Tehran. Photo: flickr/kamshots
Urban women in Tehran. Photo: flickr/kamshots
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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

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