12:00pm, Wednesday, 3/26. Iran Colloquium: Joint Panel with Joanna de Groot, University of York, UK and James Gustafson, Indiana State University, “Out of the Shadows: A Case Study of a Nineteenth Century Iranian Region in a Wider Historical Perspective.” Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse.
6:30pm, Thursday, 3/27. CMES Cinema, North Africa Mini Series:The Silences of the Palace, Directed by Moufida Tlatli (France and Tunisia, 1994), in Arabic and French with English subtitles. Followed by a discussion with Youness Elbousty, Yale University. Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse.
Airstrikes Against Syria? Five experts on the Middle East and on American Foreign Policy debate how America should react to what was,
according to intelligence sources, the use of chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus on August 21. (Watch Video).
The Program in Iranian Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies promotes study of Iran, Afghanistan and the Persian cultural sphere, with emphasis on regional and international affairs, domestic political developments as well as society, history, religion, art, art history, culture, law, medicine and public health, economy, and environment.