In this webinar, part of MENA Programme Online Events Series, panelists will explore the religious and political dynamics, and assess the economic and political power of these institutions. Speakers will also discuss how the respective Iraqi and Iranian seminaries will be impacted by the politics of religious succession.
Marsin Alshamary, Incoming Post-doctoral Fellow, Brookings
Abbas Kadhim, Director, Iraq Initiative and Resident Senior Fellow, Middle East Programs, Atlantic Council
Mehdi Khalaji, Libitzky Family Fellow, The Washington Institute
Moderator: Sanam Vakil, Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Online - Zoom Webinar