Text Box: Forthcoming  and unpublished 

Trumping Religious Taboos: The Art of Sophisticated Imagery

Proceedings of the Islam and the Image seminar at the Fundación Tres Culturas, June 15-18, 2008 Sevilla


Political Thoughts

افکار سیاسی

From the Avesta to Sufi treatises:

a Standard Literary Technique

This article was refused successively by Studia Iranica, Iranian Studies and Acta Iranica. Their justifications and my responses are published as Appendix II of my book :


From Brotherhood to Religion's Adversary

Pārsā, Pārsi, pahlom: Defining Status Through Proximity with Fire (refusal texts by Iranian Studies and Studia Iranica included in text, also included in my MITHRAIC SOCIETIES as Appendix IV and posted on Academia.edu

Achaemenid History Derailed by Avestology

Assessing  La religion des Achéménides: confrontation des sources

(a conference held at the Collège de France, Paris, Nov. 7-8, 2013)

Posted on Academia.edu