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Professor Foad Izadi

Seminar: “Iran back in the game: a new power in international relations?”

The Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) invites you to a public lecture on the topic

 “Iran back in the game: a new power in international relations?”

 presented by Prof Foad Izadi, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran

Professor Foad Izadi
Professor Foad Izadi


Foad Izadi is a faculty member at the Department of American Studies, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, where he teaches M.A. and Ph.D. courses. Izadi received his Ph.D. from the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University. He earned a B.S. in Economics and an M.A. in Mass Communication from University of Houston. Izadi’s research and teaching interests are inter-disciplinary and focus on United States-Iran relations, U.S. public diplomacy and, more broadly, the role of media, culture and propaganda in international relations. His recent book, United States Public Diplomacy Towards Iran, discusses the United States communication efforts in Iran during George W. Bush and Obama administrations. He has been a political commentator on CNN, RT (Russia Today), CCTV, Press TV, Sky News, ITV News, Al Jazeera, Euronews, IRIB, France 24, TRT World, NPR, and other international media outlets. Izadi has been quoted in many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, China Daily, The Tehran Times, The Toronto Star, El Mundo, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The New Yorker, and Newsweek.

Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Time: 10:00-12:00 (Light lunch will be served after the lecture)

Venue: GovInn Headquarters, Old College House, University of Pretoria Main Campus (Hatfield)

RSVP essential: http://goo.gl/forms/cUGqPnB5lVb8st873 (by 30 May 2016)

Enquiries: info@governanceinnovation.org


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