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The Candle That Lit the Flame: Amnesty International and the Origins of the Iranian Revolution

April 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Speaker: 
Roham Alvandi
Event Sponsor: 
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies

Roham Alvandi is associate professor of international history and Director of the Cold War Studies Project at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He explores the role of the "human rights revolution" of the 1970s and the origins of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. He is the author of Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War.

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Building 420, room 040

Free and open to the public, no RSVP required. 

Contact Email: 
iranianstudies@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-0939