Iran in Global International Relations: the importance of Area Studies

by Dr Shabnam Holliday

Iran in Global International Relations: the importance of Area Studies

by Dr Shabnam Holliday | on 9 September, 2020

In this lecture, Shabnam Holliday talks about her approach to her research. She highlights the importance of Area Studies because it is through Area Studies that it is possible to appreciate the complexity of history and the domestic. These are essential for a better understanding of the international in general, and Iran’s international relations in particular. 

 

 

About the speaker:  

Shabnam Holliday is Associate Professor in International Relations at the University of Plymouth. She is also the current Director of the British Institute of Persian Studies’ Modern Research Project. Recent publications include ‘Populism, the International and Methodological Nationalism: Global Order and the Iran-Israel Nexus’, Political Studies (2020). She is the author of Defining Iran: Politics of Resistance (Routledge 2011).  

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