Iran's Nuclear Programme - Assessing the Options for Cooperation and Conflict

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Social Sciences
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Wednesday 25th April 2012 (15:00-18:00)
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

Iran's Nuclear Programme - Assessing the Options for Cooperation and Conflict (PDF, 1MB)

Wednesday 25th April 2012, 3-6pm, Room 121 Muirhead Tower

Programme

Session One: Framing the Debate (3.00-3.50)

Chair: Nicholas Wheeler

  • Stefan Wolff (POLSIS), International Security and the Iranian Threat
  • Scott Lucas (American & Canadian Studies), The View from Teheran
  • Asaf Siniver (POLSIS), Will Israel Attack Iran?

Q&A

Coffee Break 3.50-4.00

Session Two: The Challenges and Implications of the Military Option (4.00-4.50)

Chair: Asaf Siniver

  • David Dunn (POLSIS), The Military-Strategic Dimension
  • Peter Gray (War Studies), The Effectiveness of Airpower against Iran
  • Adam Quinn (POLSIS), Iran and the US Presidential Elections

Q&A

Coffee Break 4.50-5.00

Session Three: Exploring the Potential for Cooperation (5.00-6.00)

Chair: Mark Webber (HoS G&S)

  • Nicholas Wheeler (ICCS), Building Mutual Security with Iran
  • Naomi Head (Glasgow), The Contribution of Trust, Empathy and Dialogue
  • Sir Richard Dalton (Former UK Ambassador to Iran), Is There a Diplomatic Solution?

Q&A

All Welcome For enquiries contact Dr. Asaf Siniver (POLSIS) a.siniver@bham.ac.uk