SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Iran: 25 years, 45 visits, A Journey Behind the Headlines: An illustrated talk by Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson

Date: 9 March 2021Time: 5:30 PM

Finishes: 9 March 2021Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Webinar


About the speaker

Scott Peterson is the senior Middle East Correspondent for the American newspaper The Christian Science Monitor. A well-traveled and experienced foreign correspondent, he is also a photographer for Getty Images in New York, and has reported and photographed conflicts and powerful human narratives across three continents for more than 30 years. He graduated from Yale with a degree in English and first joined The Christian Science Monitor in 1996.

His highly praised books include Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda (Routledge, 2000) and Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran--A Journey Behind the Headlines (Simon & Schuster, 2010).

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Iran: 25 years, 45 visits, A Journey Behind the Headlines


This webinar will take place online via Zoom. Click here to register

* The webinar will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those that are unable to participate via Zoom.

Chair: Narguess Farzad (SOAS) and Dina Matar (SOAS)

Organiser: SOAS Middle East Institute and Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS

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