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Public debate on Iran

14.05.2012

PSSI, in cooperation with the US Embassy in Prague and Heinrich Böll Foundation, invites you to a discussion at the American Center. The topic of the Oxford style debate will be: This House Believes that Diplomacy Can Stop Iran from Becoming a Military Nuclear Power.

In favor of the motion:

MEHRAN KAMRAVA, Director, Center for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University, Qatar

DAVID MENASHRI, Founding Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

DAVID R. ROBERTS, Deputy Director, United Royal Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, Qatar

Against the motion:

KHALED ALMEZAINI, Visiting Research Fellow, Middle Eastern and Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, UK 

JUBIN GOODARZI, Professor, International Relations Department, Webster University Geneva, Switzerland 

TOBY MATTHIESEN, Research Fellow, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Chair:

IRENA  KALHOUSOVÁ, Chief Analyst, Prague Security Studies Institute, Lecturer, Anglo-American University, Czech Republic

Time: May 22, 2012, 17:30-19:00

Place: American Center Prague, Tržiště 13, Praha 1

Registration: dunaj@pssi.cz

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