Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs today announced the launch of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, an effort to help reinvigorate a continental bond that has anchored global order, provided peace and stability, and fueled economic expansion for seven decades.
Dr. Seyed Ammar Nakhjavani is an Associate of the Iran Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs where he focuses on Islamic political and intellectual thought as well as sectarian conflict and peace building in the Middle East. Dr. Nakhjavani is a historian and specialist of Islamic intellectual history and was the Inaugural Imam Ali Chair in Shi’a Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal Schools at Hartford Seminary and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute. Prior to joining Hartford, Dr. Nakhjavani served as a Visiting Scholar of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Exeter and his MA from Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. Dr. Nakhjavani serves as a Special Representative to the United Nations where he promotes women's rights initiatives, social development, and religious tolerance and was listed as one the top 500 most influential Muslims.Last Updated: Jan 11, 2018, 6:15pm