Whither the Iran Nuclear Agreement?: Trump's Confrontation with Tehran and its Implications for the Middle East - Conference - 2 May 2018



2 mai 2018 (18h30-20h00)

Salle M 1160 UniMail

Conférence-débat (conférence en anglais sans traduction)

Conférencier: Jubin Goodarzi (Webster University, Genève)
Modération: Alexandre Vautravers (GSI/UNIGE).

En partenariat avec foraus et le Club suisse de la presse

President Donald Trump will announce on May 12 whether the US will renew Iran's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In this context of uncertainty, the conference of Professor Jubin Goodarzi (Webster University, Geneva) will be devoted to the consequences of this agreement on Iran's foreign policy in the Middle East. His presentation will focus on the possible implications that denouncing the agreement could have in the region.

Le président Donald Trump fera savoir le 12 mai si les Etats-Unis reconduiront l'accord sur le nucléaire iranien (Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action, JCPOA). Dans ce contexte d'incertitude, la conférence du professeur Jubin Goodarzi (Webster University, Genève) sera consacrée aux conséquences de cet accord sur la politique étrangère de l'Iran au Moyen-Orient. Son intervention portera sur les possibles incidences dans la région qu'entraînerait la dénonciation de l'accord.

Jubin M. Goodarzi is Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva in Switzerland.   He was previously a consultant and political adviser on Middle Eastern affairs for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.  He has also worked with a number of US and UK research institutes and foundations, including the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London, and the Ford Foundation in New York. Dr. Goodarzi is author of Syria and Iran: Diplomatic Alliance and Power Politics in the Middle East (London: I.B. Tauris, 2009), and numerous articles and book reviews on the international relations of the Middle East.  He holds a B.A. in International Studies from the American University, a M.A. in Arab Studies from Georgetown University, and a doctorate in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE).


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