Council on Middle East Studies and Yale’s Program in Iranian Studies: “Iran’s 1979 Revolution: 40 Years Onward”

Event time: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall, Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Council on Middle East Studies and Yale’s Program in Iranian Studies present a panel:

Iran’s 1979 Revolution: 40 Years Onward.”

Speakers will inlcude:

  • Asef Bayat, Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Talk title: “Iran: The Last Radical Revolution.“ 
  • Robin Wright, Contributing Writer: The New Yorker; Distinguished Scholar: Woodrow Wilson Center; Senior fellow: U.S. Institute of Peace (joint)
    Talk title: “After 40 Turbulent Years, What’s Next Between the US and Iran?” 
  • Mohsen Kadivar, Mujtahed and Research Professor in Religious Studies, Duke University 
    Talk title: “Islamic Governance in Theory and Practice.”   
  • Nahid Siamdoust, Ehsan Yarshater Postdoctoral Associate in Iranian Studies, Yale University
    Talk title: “A Society in Turmoil: The Cultural Implications of 1979.”

Moderator and Discussant:

  • Abbas Amanat, William Graham Sumner Professor of History, Director, Yale Program in Iranian Studies
Open to: 
General Public