Talking Tehran: In conversation with the Rezaians


Friday, March 31, 2017, 1:15pm to 3:15pm


Sever Hall, Room 113, Harvard Yard (between Widener & Memorial Church), Cambridge, MA

The Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (JMEPP) and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Jason Rezaian, American journalist, and Yeganeh and Jason Rezaian
Yeganeh Rezaian, Iranian journalist

Jason Rezaian, ex-Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, and Iranian journalist Yeganeh Rezaian, will discuss Iran today, including the upcoming Iranian Presidential elections, the aftermath of the Nuclear Deal, and women's rights in Iran.

One of the few journalists based in Tehran in recent years, Jason and his wife have unparalleled contemporary experience reporting on Iran. In July 2014 both were detained in their home and Jason went on to spend 546 days unjustly imprisoned in Tehran’s Evin Prison before being released in January 2016.

As there will not be a Q&A at the event, before the event please send any questions for the speakers to:

Sponsors: Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: Liz Flanagan