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The 1979 Revolution in Iran: important or not?

Hosted by the Department of International History

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker

Professor Ervand Abrahamian

Professor Ervand Abrahamian

Chair

Dr Roham Alvandi

Dr Roham Alvandi

The Iranian Revolution shook the world, but left little lasting impact outside Iran. Ervand Abrahamian will address this puzzling paradox of modern Iranian history in this Annual Gulf History Lecture.

Ervand Abrahamian is Professor Emeritus of History at Baruch College and the Graduate Center in the City University of New York, and author of Iran Between Two Revolutions

Roham Alvandi is Associate Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Director of the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Project. He is the author of Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War.

The LSE's Department of International History (@lsehistory) teaches and conducts research on the international history of Britain, Europe and the world from the early modern era up to the present day. 

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