The second in a collaboration between the ICA and Le Monde diplomatique on the war on Iraq… leading experts discuss post-war Iraq and the implications of pax americana for its immediate neighbours (Syria and Jordan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey) and the Middle East region.
Speakers include: Charles Tripp (SOAS, author of A History of Iraq), Sami Zubaida (Birkbeck, author of Islam, The People and The State), Toby Dodge (Warwick, ed Globalization and the Middle East. Islam, economy, society and politics), Gareth Stansfield, (Exeter, author of Iraqi Kurdistan: Political
Development and Emergent Democracy), William Hale, (SOAS, author of Turkish Foreign Policy 1774-2000), Mai Yamani (Royal Institute of International Affairs, author of Changed Identities: The Challenge of the New Generation
in Saudi Arabia) and Ali Ansari (Durham, author of Modern Iran since 1921: the Pahlavis and after)
Lindsey Hilsum, diplomatic correspondent of Channel 4 News, is in the chair.