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01/24/08

Course in Oxford: Iran and the West

 

Overview


What are the prospects for better and more stable relations between Iran and the West? This day school will examine this question in the light of Iran's regional role, its internal politics, and its nuclear policy

Programme details


10.00am Iran, the US and the EU3: Win-win or Zero-sum Diplomacy?
ROSEMARY HOLLIS, Director of Research, Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs)

11.15am Tea/Coffee

11.30am Iran and Nuclear Geopolitics in the Middle East
DR FARHANG JAHANPOUR, OUDCE

12.45pm Bar open

1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Prospects of National Independence and Democracy in Iran
PROFESSOR ABBAS EDALAT, founder of CASMII (Campaign against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran) and the Science and Arts Foundation

3.15pm Tea/Coffee
 

3.45pm Is Iran ready for democracy?
MEHRDAD KHONSARI, Senior Research Consultant, Centre for Arab and Iranian Studies, London

5.00pm Course disperses

 

Address: Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford

 

Staff


Dr Tom Buchanan

Role: Director

Director of Studies for History, OUDCE


Dr Farhang Jahanpour

Role: Director

Part-time tutor, OUDCE


Dr Rosemary Hollis

Role: Speaker

Director of Research, Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs)


Mehrdad Khonsari

Role: Speaker

Senior Research Consultant, Centre for Arab and Iranian Studies, London


Prof Abbas Edalat

Role: Speaker

founder of CASMII (Campaign against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran) and the Science and Arts Foundation

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