Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
We recently posted an update about our time with Iran’s Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi during our visit to Washington, D.C. Since posting our video of the talk, we have received positive responses regarding the subject material as well as a show of general support for Prince Pahlavi himself. One commenter asked that we further the conversation by providing the students’ question and answer portion of the talk with Prince Pahlavi, which we have now made available. Both the original talk and the question and answer session can be found below, and you can join the conversation regarding “the syndrome of the silent majority” on our YouTube channel by clicking through either of the videos.
Q&A with Prince Reza Pahlavi:
Prince Reza Pahlavi discusses, “the syndrome of the silent majority:”