Robert Steele: Iran’s involvement in Africa in the late 1960s and early 1970s

Online

This lecture will examine Iran’s political interactions with Sub-Saharan Africa under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Much of the scholarship on Pahlavi Iran’s global interactions has focused on its relations with the West. Comparatively little attention has been paid to Iran’s relations with the countries of the...

The East India Trading Companies in Iran – Dr Mark Williams

Army & Navy Club 36-39 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5JN

During the Safavid period, much of Iran's trade went through Dutch, Portuguese and English trading companies, who established bases on the Persian Gulf, with substantial establishments in Isfahan. Dr Mark Williams of Cardiff University will be discussing the effect that these companies had on the...