30+ Years of Freedom of Information Action

Iran-U.S. Project Conferences

Conferences

The following is a list of conferences and events that have involved the Iran-U.S. Relations Project.  It does not include individual public presentations by Project staff over the years.

  • “Becoming Enemies: U.S.-Iran Relations During the Iran-Iraq War,” hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, October 15, 2012
  • “Challenges in the U.S.-Iran Relationship, 2001-2009,” COH conference organized by MIT and the National Security Archive, Cambridge, MA, June 13-15, 2012
  • “Missed Opportunities? U.S.-Iran Relations, 1993-2001,” COH conference organized by the National Security Archive, MIT and Balsillie School of International Affairs, Musgrove Conference Center, St. Simons Island, GA, April 8-10, 2011
  • “U.S.-Iran Relations and the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,” COH conference organized by the National Security Archive, MIT and Brown University, Musgrove Conference Center, St. Simons Island, GA, December 12-14, 2008
  • “An Overview of U.S.-Iraq Relations, 1980-1988,” Center for Strategic Research (Iran), Tehran, February 5, 2008
  • “Missed Opportunities? U.S.-Iran Relations, 1997-2005,” COH conference organized by the National Security Archive, MIT and Balsillie School of International Affairs, Bellagio, Italy, April 14-20, 2007
  • “A Strained Partnership: European-American Relations and the Middle East from Suez to Iraq,” Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, September 7, 2006
  • “The Carter Administration and the ‘Arc of Crisis’: Iran, Afghanistan and the Cold War in Southwest Asia, 1977-1981,” COH conference hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National Security Archive, Washington DC, July 25-26, 2005
  • “The Origins, Conduct, and Impact of the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,” COH conference hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National Security Archive, Washington DC, July 19-20, 2004
  • “Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia in the Cold War: Issues and New Archival Evidence,” organized by the National Security Archive, Tsinandali, Republic of Georgia, July 8-9, 2002
  • “Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran,” hosted by St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, June 9, 2002
  • “Towards an International History of the War in Afghanistan 1978-1989,” hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National Security Archive, Washington DC, April 29-30, 2002
  • “Russia and Iran in the 20th Century,” hosted by the Centre for Documents and Diplomatic History (Foreign Ministry), Tehran, February 27, 2001
  • “The United States and Iran, 1945-1953: The Road to Intervention,” hosted by the Azerbaijan Higher Diplomatic College, Baku, September 26, 2000
  • “Iran and the Great Powers, 1950-53” hosted by the Centre for Documents and Diplomatic History (Foreign Ministry), Tehran, June 7-8, 2000
  • “Iran and the Second World War,” hosted by the Institute for Political and International Studies (Foreign Ministry), Tehran, September 25-26, 1999

Conference Participants

The following is a partial listing of U.S., Iranian and other international figures who have taken part in some of our events:

  • Sir Geoffrey Adams (U.K.)
  • Anatoly Chernyaev (Russia)
  • Charles Cogan
  • Sir Richard Dalton (U.K.)
  • James Dobbins
  • William Eagleton
  • Farideh Farhi
  • Henner Fürtig (Germany)
  • Martin Indyk
  • Peter Jenkins (U.K.)
  • Zsygmond Kazmer (Hungary)
  • Stanislas de Laboulaye (France)
  • Bruce Laingen
  • Abbas Maleki
  • Hossein Mousavian (Iran)
  • Richard Murphy
  • Charles Naas
  • David Newton
  • Meghan O’Sullivan
  • Gen. J.H.B. Peay III
  • Giandomenico Picco (Italy)
  • Thomas Pickering
  • Henry Precht
  • Bruce Riedel
  • Harold Saunders
  • Gary Sick
  • Steven Simon
  • Jack Straw (U.K.)
  • Thomas Twetten
  • Nicholas Veliotes
  • Lawrence Wilkerson
  • Rep. Charlie Wilson