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The Nuclear Deal: The View from Iran
with Prof. Meir Litvak

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

You've heard views from Washington, Israel, Europe, etc. Now learn what they're saying and thinking in Iran. Listen to a recording of the teleconference here:

Prof. Meir Litvak
Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies; Associate Professor at the Department of Middle Eastern History; and Coordinator, Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University

Prof. Meir LitvakAuthor and scholar Dr. Meir Litvak organized a joint conference on "Shi'ism: Theology, Law and Culture" in June 2010 on behalf of the Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University's Nehemia Levtzion Center, where he presented a paper on "The Freedom Debate in Iran: from Khomeini to Khatami."

He also delivered a paper, "Iranian Anti-Semitism: Continuities and Changes," at a conference on "Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity" held by the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism in August 2010.

Dr. Litvak is a second-year recipient of a research grant from the Israel Science Foundation for his on-going research on "Isfahan and Mashhad: From Reza Shah to Mossaddeq, 1921-1953." He also participated in a simulation exercise organized by Tel Aviv University, "The Middle East: A Strategic-Operative Game of Roles," where he played the role of Iran's president Ahmadinejad (May 2010).

His book, From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust, co-authored with Esther Webman, was the recipient of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's book prize for 2010.


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