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Reflections on the Origins of the Iranian Revolution of 1979

February 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Michael Axworthy
Event Sponsor: 
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies

Michael Axworthy is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies and the co-director of the Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies at the University of Exeter. He discusses different explanations for, and interpretations of, the 1979 revolution, with a particular look at the significance of religion. His most recent book is Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know (2017).

*Image taken from cover of book Revolutionary Iran by Professor Axworthy

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Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Free and open to the public, no RSVP required. Event is in English. 

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