Diyar is a quarterly of Iranian local and regional studies published at the University of Toronto under the auspices of the Mohammad H. Mohseni Charitable Foundation. Diyar is devoted to the publication of provocative, well-documented, and peer-reviewed scholarly articles that challenge conventional narratives and articulate new concepts, methods, and analyses for local studies.

The views expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Diyar and its editors.

Requests for permission to reprint more than short quotations should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief. All contributions and correspondence should be addressed to:

Editor-in-Chief, Diyar
Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi
Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
University of Toronto
4 Bancroft Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 1C1