Jan. 22, 2020
Media Advisory: UArizona Hosts Event on U.S.-Iran Relations
TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies are co-sponsoring a public forum on Iran on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m.
Anne Betteridge, director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, will introduce the speakers and moderate the event. The featured speakers and topics include:
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
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