Oral History Interview
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr
June 30, 1989
21pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph
Professor at Tehran University; Director of the Iranian Center for the Study of Cultures, 1977-1979; Editor of Iran Nameh.
Family and educational background; recollections of early intellectual activities in Iran and meeting with leading philosophers and mystics; recollections of the cultural ambience of Tehran University's Faculty of Letters; working, agenda and objectives of the Iranian Center for the Study of Cultures; cultural and sociopolitical views of the intelligentsia in the 1960s and 1970s; on the interactions of various intellectual trends in Iran; intellectuals and the Revolution of 1978-79.