Want to turn your commute into an opportunity to learn? Tavaana’s app is exactly the tool you need.

Lectures from Iran’s top scholars and human rights defenders, exclusive Persian translations from the world’s leading minds on freedom and democracy, and podcasts of our most popular classes are now available on Android phones through our bilingual app, available for download from the App Store, Google Play, or from Tavaana's own secure server.

We're proud that renowned satirical cartoonist Mana Neyestani calls Tavaana home! Mana's new weekly cartoon series tackles the most pressing issues facing the Iranian people and Iranian civil society. You will also regularly find Mana's stand-alone political cartoons - all exclusively at Tavaana!

Click here to apply now for one of Tavaana's live-instruction e-courses.

 

TavaanaTech

This Persian language service provides timely, reliable guidance on critical technology issues, particularly digital safety and Internet freedom. Ask TavaanaTech experts your questions, post comments, and read Iran-specific tips on circumventing government filtering, guarding against hacking and surveillance, using mobile devices more safely, and much more. 

Tavaana's e-courses give you the opportunity to learn on your own or in live classes with an instructor.

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Instagram

Follow Tavaana's Instagram for key resources and trending topics in Iranian civil society!

 

Telegram

You can now follow along with Tavaana content and instructional materials on Telegram! Join instantly by clicking on the channel link.

Donate

A donation to Tavaana provides Iranian civil society with safe and sustainable e-learning opportunities on democratic development, and human rights advocacy. Click here to make a donation. Thank you!

 

 

What Tavaana Students Have to Say

This course completely changed my perspective on the educational potential of the Internet and its ability to transcend physical borders and the boundaries of state censorship in order to spread knowledge.
- Amir Ali, Iranian Civil Society course graduate

Podcasts & Video Lectures

You don’t need to be enrolled in a Tavaana live instruction e-course to benefit from the illuminating lectures. Download a podcast or watch a video lecture today and study your way – anytime, anywhere! Click here to get started now.

Interviews

Hear inspiring activists from Iran and around the world discuss their work and lessons learned.

Cartoons

Mana Neyestani's Tavaana-exclusive cartoons, featuring the popular "Moderation Place" series, take on Iran's most pressing civic issues.

 

Tolerance

The Tolerance Project inspires conscience, pluralism, religious freedom, and the celebration of diversity.

 

Calendar

Podcasts

Hear selected highlights and complete recordings of Tavaana lectures on the go with our short and full-length podcasts.

Books

Annotated library offering sources on topics ranging from freedom of religion to Internet freedom.

Case Studies

Tavaana's case studies feature global civic movements for equality, justice and democracy, exploring movement strategies, leadership, uses of technology and much more.

 

Beshkan

TavaanaTech's newest service provides Iranians with free access to safe, reliable filter circumvention software.

 

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