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Iran: How to Make Privatisation Work

Thursday, 6 October 2016

The Legatum Institute’s 'Iran Series' hosted a discussion led by Mehrdad Emadi, Senior Economic Advisor to the EU, on how to make privatisation work in Iran.

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Is Iran Next? Ethnic Divisions, Religious Tension and the Possibility of Conflict

Thursday, 2 June 2016

The Legatum Institute's 'Iran Series' hosted a discussion with Touraj Atabaki, Senior Researcher at the International Institute of Social History.

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A Genuine Rapprochement? A Look at US Policy Towards Iran

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Richard Nephew, Program Director for Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University and former US negotiator on the Iran Sanctions, led an off-the-record discussion with analysts, academics and journalists.

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After the Elections: What’s Next for Iran?

Thursday, 10 March 2016

A panel of Iran analysts discussed the results of the country's recent elections as part of the Legatum Institute’s ‘Iran Series’.

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Iranian Women and the Politics of Representation

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Shahla Haeri, Associate Professor at Boston University, discussed the role of women in Iranian politics, especially in the context of the country's February parliamentary elections.

 


Commentary

No, Iran is Not 'Opening Up'

Friday, 22 January 2016

The nuclear deal and the lifting of sanctions herald a diplomatic change, but the nature of the regime has not altered, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum (Washington Post)

Events

How to Stop ISIS and Defeat the Global Conspiracy

Monday, 23 November 2015

As part of its “Beyond Propaganda” series, the Legatum Institute hosted two panel discussions that offered an analysis of the threat to democracy posed by the internet and conspiracies—particularly when used by extremist groups such as ISIS.

Events

Is Yemen Becoming the Next Syria?

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Peter Salisbury, freelance journalist and Democracy Lab blogger, gave a detailed analysis of the conflict in Yemen at a recent Transitions Forum breakfast.

Events

Why the Humanities Drive Prosperity

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Azar Nafisi, author of the best-selling 'Reading Lolita in Tehran' was joined in conversation by the Legatum Institute's Anne Applebaum, for a conversation about the enduring relationship between literature and prosperity.

Events

The Digital Challenge from Iran

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Ilan Berman, Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, led an off-the-record discussion about Iran’s use of new media (and old) to manipulate the political sphere and shape global perceptions.

Commentary

How to Make the World’s Madmen Think Twice

Thursday, 2 April 2015

The West has forgotten how deterrence has worked in a nuclear world, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum (Washington Post)

Events

Tackling Iranian Propaganda Through Online Education

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The Legatum Institute hosted a lunch discussion with Mariam Memarsadeghi, Co-Director of Tavaana, an e-learning institute for Iranian civil society. The roundtable discussed the ways in which her organisation tackles Iranian propaganda by empowering Iranian citizens with access to knowledge on human rights and democracy.

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Rouhani and Prospects for Change in Iran

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The Legatum Institute hosted a lunch discussion with Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University, to discuss President Rouhani’s reforms and the societal transition taking place in Iran.


Events

Smart Power: The Missing Middle of National Power

Thursday, 31 October 2013

In association with The Henry Jackson Society, the Legatum Institute hosted Christian Whiton, Principal of D.C. International Advisory for a discussion on his book which offers new solutions to the foreign threats the UK and US face today, including radical reform of the national security bureaucracy. 

Events

The Future of Iran: Economic Reform

Monday, 23 September 2013

Leading Iranian economists discuss the future of economic reform in Iran at the Legatum Institute's latest 'The Future of Iran' workshop.

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The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Details

Monday, 12 November 2012

The Legatum Institute will host a workshop on educational reform in Iran as part of its The Future of Iran series. The series is designed to encourage Iranians to begin thinking about the challenges they will face if, or when, they suddenly find themselves in a position to carry out major political, social and economic reforms.

News

The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Summary

Monday, 12 November 2012

The working group on educational reform convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 The Future of Iran series.

Events

Future of Iran - Transitional Justice: Workshop Details

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

The working group on transitional justice convened at the Legatum Institute as part of its Future of Iran conference.

News

Future of Iran - Transitional Justice: Workshop Summary

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

The working group on transitional justice convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 Future of Iran workshop.

News

Future of Iran - The Legal Framework and the Judges: Workshop Summary

Monday, 14 May 2012

The working group on judicial reform convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 The Future of Iran series.

News

LI Hosts British Foreign Secretary for Arab Spring Speech

Monday, 3 October 2011

The Legatum Institute hosted British Foreign Secretary, William Hague MP for a speech at the 2011 Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.