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Shifting Iran-US Relations: Return to Status Quo Ante or New Alignments in the Middle East Region?

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Organized by the Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security (ACDIS) and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES). Co-sponsored by Center for Global Studies (CGS), European Union Center, WGGP, CLACS, CEAPS, CAS, Departments of Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.
Location
Levis Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room 210
Date
Sep 29, 2017   9:15 am - 4:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public
Contact
Kathy Anderson-Conner
E-Mail
andconnr@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-0504
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Symposium Program

 

Shifting Iran-US Relations: Return to Status Quo Ante or New Alignments in the Middle East Region?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Date: Friday September 29, 2017

Organized by

The Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security (ACDIS)

and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES)

Introductory Remarks

9:15-9:30 am

Hadi Salehi Esfahani, CSAMES Director

Clifford Singer, ACDIS Director

 

Keynote Speech: Iran and the US: Domestic Politics and External Relations

9:30-10:45 am

Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council

 

Coffee Break

10:45-11:00 am

Panel 1: On the Viability of Iran’s Nuclear Deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA)

11:00 am-12:20 pm

Chair: Clifford Singer, ACDIS Director

Frederick Lamb, Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Lunch Break

12:20-1:30 pm

Panel 2: Iran-US Relations: Domestic, Regional, and Global Perspectives

1:30-3:30 pm

Chair: Asef Bayat, Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Shireen Hunter, Research Professor at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Kevan Harris, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California-Los Angeles

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Professor, Departments of History and Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Concluding Discussion

3:30-4:00 pm

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