Iran and the New Middle East

A public lecture by Ray Takeyh, Council on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, May 02, 2007
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ray Takeyh is a Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.  He is the author of The Guardians of the Revolution: Iran and the World (forthcoming) and recently completed Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic, which examines the complexities of Iranian politics and its relationship with its regional counterparts and with the United States.  He is also a contributing editor for The National Interest.



This lecture is part of a colloquium held under the auspices of the Center for Near Eastern Studies, and conducted in conjunction with a graduate seminar on Islam and Political Regimes taught by Leonard Binder, Professor of Political Science.  Each week the colloquium will consider the political regime in one Muslim country, focusing on state policy and the political forces associated with Islamic interests, organizations, and movements.  The lectures will be open to the University community and will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30 pm.

Cost : Free

Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Political Science