Noor Cultural Centre

York-Noor Lecture | Shiite Clergy & Transnational Power

Sep 20th 2013


Shiite Clergy and Transnational Power
by Mehdi Khalaji

Date: Thursday October 17, 2013
Time: 6 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

Mehdi Khalaji is a Senior Research Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, where his work focuses on the politics of Iran and Shiite groups in the Middle East.  His writing is frequently featured by major media outlets, including The Guardian, BBC, New York Times, and the Washington Post.  He is a Shiite theologian by training, having studied Islamic theology and jurisprudence in the seminaries of Qom, Iran.

This is part of the York-Noor Lecture Series 2013-2014