Iran Events

Let the Swords Encircle Me: A Journey Behind the Headlines of Iran

September 21, 2010 // 12:15pm1:15pm
Middle East Program
Speakers:Scott Peterson, Author and Journalist, Christian Science MonitorHaleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsKarim Sadjadpour, Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Deterring a Nuclear Iran: Can It Be Done?

September 14, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Middle East Program
Amitai Etzioni, University Professor and Professor of International Affairs and Director, Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies, The George Washington University; Robert Litwak, Vice President for Programs and Director, International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ray Takeyh, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Iran: Is a Nuclear Deal Still Possible?

July 19, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Michael Adler, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and former correspondent, Agence France-Presse News Agency, Vienna

China and the Persian Gulf

July 12, 2010 // 8:30am1:00pm
Middle East Program
How is China's growing influence affecting its relations with nations in the Persian Gulf? On July 12, 2010, the Middle East Program, the Asia Program, and the Kissinger Institute for China and the United States hosted a conference to consider China's role in the region, changing views from within the Gulf on China's presence, and what this expanded presence means for the United States. Watch the entire conference and read the event summary here!

Iran: The Year of Reckoning

June 04, 2010 // 8:30am12:45pm
Middle East Program
Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School and Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Michael Postl, Former Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to Iran; Shaul Bakhash, Chair and Commentator, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University; Farideh Farhi, Independent Scholar and Affiliate Graduate Faculty, Political Science, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Kaveh Ehsani, Chair and Commentator, Assistant Professor, International Studies, DePaul University

You Are the Media: How Iranians "Democratized" the Media

May 14, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Iran Davar Ardalan, Civic Journalist, Formerly of NPR News

Gender and Economic Isolation in an Era of Globalization

April 22, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Jennifer Olmsted, Associate Professor of Economics, Drew University

Analyzing the Political Elite of the Islamic Republic of Iran

March 18, 2010 // 10:00am11:15am
Middle East Program
Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Associate Professor, Political Science,Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Daniel Brumberg, Author of Reinventing Khomeini: The Struggle for Reform in Iran

Europe and Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Challenges and Prospects

March 09, 2010 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Global Europe Program
Klaus Scharioth, Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany, Shahram Chubin, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, Bernard Hourcade, Senior Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris

Book Talk: 44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the World

January 29, 2010 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
David BurnettPhotojournalist