Farhang Mehr, Emeritus
Professor of International Relations at Boston University was born in
Tehran, Iran. He received a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Doctorate in Law
from the Universities of Tehran and London respectively. He has taught at Tehran
and National Universities, and at the Military Academy in Iran, and was
President of the University of Shiraz for 8 years, served Iran under Shah
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, as Vice-Prime Minister and Acting Finance Minister, and
represented Iran on OPEC's Board of Governors for 5 years. He served as the
President of the Zoroastrian Anjuman of Tehran for 12 years; was an officer of
the First and Third World Zoroastrian Congresses in Tehran, and Bombay
respectively, and was a founding member of the Ancient Iranian Culture Society.
He has lectured and published on subjects related to law, political economy and
Zoroastrianism. His book in Farsi, published in January 1990 is entitled
"Zoroastrian Philosophy: An old Wisdom in a New Perspective", and in
English called "The Zoroastrian Tradition, An Introduction to the Ancient
Wisdom of Zarathushtra", published by Element Press in 1991.
Asha "God's Will"
Conflict and cooperation
Zoroastrianism, Tajiks, and UNESCO