4 Events


Seminar - Open to the Public

Understanding and Countering Illicit Trade

Wed., Apr. 1, 2015 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Littauer Building - Fainsod Room, 324

Ian J. Stewart is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of War Studies and runs Project Alpha at King's College London, a collection of projects that collectively work to understand and counter proliferation related trade. A former Managing the Atom/International Security Research Fellow, Stewart came to King's College London from the British Ministry of Defence, where he was an analyst working on issues related to non-proliferation and illicit trade. Before this, Ian held a variety of roles in the MOD including supporting the UK's nuclear deterrent and undertaking a placement in the British Embassy, Washington DC.

Feb. 2, 2012: An Iranian vendor sells pistachios in Tehran's old main bazaar. Under sanctions, most imported goods' prices have doubled since last year, and Iranian money has plunged in value against foreign currencies.

AP Photo

Seminar - Open to the Public

Sanctions on Iran: Can They Work?

Thu., Apr. 19, 2012 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

The ever increasing scope of sanctions on Iran is based on the assumption that "pressure" can result in a resolution to the nuclear crisis. There are, however, many types of sanction and each can act in different ways. This presentation will use a framework to set success criteria and evaluate whether sanctions can work.

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