Roundtable “Protests in Iran and Conflict between Tehran and USA”

Date of publication: February 24, 2020

Prague Centre for Middle East Relations (PCMR) of CEVRO Institute organized a closed roundtable “Protests in Iran and Conflict between Tehran and USA” with dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad from Brookings Doha Center in Qatar. The event took place on Monday, February 24, 2020 at CEVRO Institute (Jungmannova 28/17, Praha 110 00).

The aim of this expert roundtable was to discuss internal political situation in Iran in the context of popular protests periodically taking place in the country for two years. We also examined the state of geopolitical conflict between Washington and Tahran.

The roundtable was held under the Chatham House Rules.

The event was moderated by Tomáš Kaválek, Director of PCMR.

Ali Fathollah-Nejad is a nonresident fellow with the Center on Middle East Policy at Brookings and is a former visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. In the fall 2018 term, he was also an adjunct assistant professor in the Ph.D. program of Qatar University’s Gulf Studies Center. Before that, he was a post-doctoral associate with the Iran Project at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center and an associate fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Program of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) – acting as the latter’s in-house Iran expert.