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Peter Green Lecture on the Modern Middle East with Abbas Amanat – From the Safavid Revolution to the Islamic Republic of Iran: Shaping of a Longue Durée

March 7, 2019   4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Abbas Amanat is William Graham Sumner Professor of History at Yale University and Director of the Yale Program in Iranian Studies. His most recent book is Iran: A Modern History (Yale University Press, 2017). His other publications include: Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi’ism (I.B. Tauris, 2009...


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Report from Iran with Reese Erlich and Stephen Kinzer

March 11, 2020   2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Reese Erlich's history in journalism goes back over 45 years. He works as a full-time print and broadcast journalist, filing for PRI, CBC (Canada), The Progressive, VICE News, and Foreign Policy, among others. He writes a nationally distributed column "Foreign Correspondent," which appears every...


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Narges Bajoghli – Understanding Iran and the IRGC: Beyond the Headlines

January 27, 2020   5:45 – 7:15 p.m.

Narges Bajoghli is assistant professor of Middle East studies at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. She is an award-winning anthropologist, filmmaker, and writer. Her academic research focuses on the intersections of media, power, and military in Iran....


racialization and racism in ME

Racialization and Racism in the Middle East: Historical Perspectives

October 30, 2020   1:30pm – 3pm

Speaker Bios:Razan Idris is a Sudanese-American third-year PhD student in History at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies histories of blackness in Afro-Arab communities on the African continent and in diaspora. For her current project, Razan has been exploring black identity at the...


Asef Bayat The Global Middle East Lecture Poster

Lecture | Asef Bayat | The Global Middle East: Into the Twenty-First Century

March 16, 2022   12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

About the SpeakerAsef Bayat is a professor of sociology and the Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before joining the University of Illinois, he taught at the American University in Cairo for many years; and...