Author Abbas Djavadi: Born and raised in Tabriz, Iran. Studied in Austria, Turkey and Germany (Ph.D. from University of Cologne,) taught in Cologne, worked 1985-2019 at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) as journalist, analyst, language service director, project manager and regional director for Azeri, Tajik, Afghan, Iran and Central Asian services.
This website is primarily for articles written in LTR scripts: English, Turkey-Turkish, Azeri Turkish (Latin script), Tajiki (Cyrillic script) and occasionally German.
Primarily writing in Persian, a few books on Iranian, Turkic, Caucasian, Middle Eastern and Central Asian peoples and cultures, languages, history and ethnic issues.
Articles in Persian mostly to be found under Cheshmandaz.org.