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Trita Parsi, “The US and Iran: Can the Nuclear Deal Bring Friendship?
November 3, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies for a lecture by Trita Parsi on the Iran nuclear deal titled, “The U.S. and Iran: Can the Nuclear Deal Bring Friendship?” Parsi is a Middle East foreign policy expert with extensive Capitol Hill and United Nations experience. He is author of A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran and Treacherous Alliance. Parsi is president of the National Iranian American Council and a former public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. In 2010, he received the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, and he is frequently consulted by Western and Asian governments on foreign policy matters.
A reception will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the Florence and James Peacock Atrium before the lecture. Please email Emma Harver with questions.
Parsi will also give a public lecture on the same topic on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at noon at the Thomas Room of the Lilly Library on Duke University’s East Campus.
Sponsors include the Duke Islamic Studies Center, UNC Persian Studies, the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations.