Iran Colloquium: The Failure to Create Local Democracy under the Islamic Republic: Book talk

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Hosted by Travis Zadeh
Kian Tajbakhsh (Ph.D. Columbia 1993) is a Senior Advisor at Columbia Global. In this role, Dr. Tajbakhsh works on university-wide initiatives focused on global migration and is the Coordinator of the Committee on Forced Migration. He is also a Fellow with Columbia’s Committee on Global Thought where since 2017 he has taught the core course in the Global Thought MA program “Globalization and the Problems of World Order.” From 2016-2018 he was Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia. His book Creating Local Democracy In Iran: State-Building and the Politics of Decentralization was published by Cambridge University Press in 2022.

Kian Tajbakhsh, Columbia University