SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

Professor Lawrence Potter

BA (Tufts); MA (University of London); MPhil (Columbia); PhD (Columbia)
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Lawrence Potter
Centre for Iranian Studies

Associate Member

Professor Lawrence Potter
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Deputy Director of the Gulf/2000 Project at Columbia University, New York, a major international research project on long-term trends and policy developments in the Persian Gulf and has organised a number of major conferences and edited five books on the region (October 1994 to present).

Areas of interest include Islamic History, especially Iran, Afghanistan, Central and South Asia & Persian Gulf, medieval and modern; Islamic Religion, especially Sufism; Geography; Numismatics; US Foreign Policy.