A turning point for Iran?

The Institute of International Relations in cooperation with Arabfest cordially invites you to the seminar: "A turning point for Iran?" The event will take place on April 4, 2018 at 7 pm in the IIR building, Nerudova 3, Praha 1 - Malá Strana.

4. 4. 2018 (19:00)

Institute of International Relations, Nerudova 3, Prague 1

This seminar looks at the recent uprising in Iran and examines both similarities and differences with the 2009 protests. This seminar will elucidate the socio-economic challenges facing President Hasan Rouani and their long-term implications both for his government and the Islamic Republic.

Dr. Afshin Shahi is a senior lecturer in Middle East Politics at the University of Bradford in the UK. He is currently a visiting fellow at European University Institute in Florence. He is associate editor of British Journal of Middle East Studies and his research encompass Middle East politics, regional security, and political Islam. He is the author of a number of books and articles and he is a regular contributor to the world media including the BBC and Al Jazeera.

This event is in cooperation with Arabfest.