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Love poetry as propaganda

Poetry and politics in Iran

In Holland it is hard to imagine using love poetry as propaganda. In Iran, however, poetry and politics are historically linked. Asghar Seyed-Gohrab is a scholar of Literary Studies at Leiden University and wants to understand how new messages are smuggled in via familiar cultural paths.



<p>Made by: Aline Idzerda</p>
<p>Camera &amp; editing: Frithjof Kalf</p>
<p>Graphic design: SproetS</p>
<p>Music: Daan van West</p>