Since 9/11 and especially after the 2003 Iraqi Crisis, Iran has been able to increasingly impact Middle East politics. What are the roots of Iran's new significance in the region? What are the aims and strategies of Iran's foreign policy in the region? What are the consequences of Iran's foreign policy for the region? Focusing on the Iranian perspective of the Middle East politics, this talk will also address the opportunities and challenges of Iran's foreign policy conduct in the region and its relations with the United States.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.