Kourosh Ziabari is an award-winning Iranian journalist and reporter. He is studying MA International Multimedia Journalism at the University of Kent's Centre for Journalism on a Chevening Award by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He has won three prizes in Iran’s National Press Festival. In August 2015, he was named the recipient of the Senior Journalists Seminar Fellowship by the Hawaii-based East-West Center. In June 2015, he was selected by Deutsche Welle and European Youth Press to be part of a team of 16 young reporters and journos from different countries covering the Global Media Forum 2015 in Bonn, Germany. Kourosh is also the recipient of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism 2015 by the FNPI Foundation in Colombia.

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  • Conversation with Iranian Artist Keyvan Shovir on Iran and its Culture

  • Overcoming the Challenges of Working for Children with Autism: Q&A with Melissa Diamond

  • Stability has Replaced Democracy as a Popular Demand in Egypt: Q&A with Sarah Magdy

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  • Donald Trump, Muslims and the Constitution: Q&A with Tayyib Rashid

  • A Blame Game: The Worst Thing Iran and Saudi Arabia Can Instigate

  • Mr. Trump! We Are Muslims, Not Monsters

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  • Nukes, the UN and the World Bank: Interview with Muqtedar Khan

  • ISIS, Islam, and Islamophobia: Interview with Caner Dagli

  • Legality of Obama’s Drone Policy: A Conversation with Prof. Mary Ellen O’Connell

  • Q&A with Vijay Prashad on the Islamic State

  • Conversation with Massimo Bray, Italy’s Former Culture Minister

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