Time: January 25, 2018 from 8am to 9:15am
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Street: 170 E. 64th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: https://www.carnegiecouncil.o…
Event Type: public, affairs, iran
Organized By: Carnegie Council
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2017
The complex history of Iran includes diverse societies and economies against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic. In Iran: A Modern History, Abbas Amanat addresses debates about the nation’s culture and politics and explores the lasting implications they have had on the modern world.
How did an early modern Silk Road monarchy transform into a contemporary petroleum-fueled theocracy?
Abbas Amanat is professor of history and international studies at Yale University and director of the Yale Program in Iranian Studies at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.