Saeid Golkar (MENA) examines the shift in student movements in Iran after the 1979 Revolution from the suppression of Marxists groups and domination of Islamic students groups in 1980 to the emergence of neo-liberal, neo-left, and separatist student groups in late 2000. He emphasizes the relative failure of the state in using universities as an institution for socializing and indoctrinating Iranian students and training the ideological Muslim students.
The Buffett Institute’s Faculty & Fellows Colloquium brings together an interdisciplinary audience to build awareness of global research on campus. The series helps promote dialogue on scholarship and develop a deeper sense of community among Buffett Institute affiliates. Each meeting lasts one hour; lunch is provided. Please arrive early to get lunch and find a seat.