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Saudi Arabia’s Economic Diversification away from Oil: Why Is It so Difficult?

Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Makio Yamada is a Lecturer at Princeton University (Institute for Transregional Study). He is also a Senior Research Fellow at King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He obtained his doctoral and master’s degrees from University of Oxford (St.

Location: Jones Hall (102)
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The Islamic Republic 1979–2018: From Theocracy to Military Dictatorship

Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Established in the wake of the revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic traditionally rested on an alliance between the Shia clergy, which ruled Iran, and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), which defended the regime against internal and external enemies.

Location: Jones Hall (102)
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