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

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

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...

David Blow: Mirrors for Princes

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

David Blow is the author of Shah Abbas, the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend - a very enjoyable account of life in Iran in Safavid times. He also compiled Iran through Writers' Eyes, a compendium of travel writing about Iran from earliest classical times...