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Past and Present in Iranian Society and Politics
Past and Present in Iranian Society and Politics

Past and Present in Iranian Society and Politics

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Exeter University

Exeter

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A talk at 12:30 on Tuesday 28th May in Lecture Theatre 1 in the IAIS by Dr Shabnam Holliday of Plymouth University and Ali Mossadegh from Exeter University about Iranian politics and society from 1979 to the present day. Ali Mossadegh is a lecturer of Persian at Exeter University. He fought as a 2nd Lieutenant at the start of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988) on the frontline and prior to that, lived through the Islamic Revolution 1979. Ali will be speaking about: His personal experiences during the war as well as societal views at the time. Dr Shabnam Holliday is an associate professor at Plymouth University. She is a leading expert on Iranian politics and society. She will be speaking about: The Mahsa Amini protests and the view of the public towards the regime, the flare up in tensions between Israel and Iran and whether these issues pose a genuine threat to the Iranian regime.

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Opens Tue 28th May at 12:30 PM (BST)
Stocker Rd, Exeter, EX4 4ND, United Kingdom
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Exeter University