Past event

Lord Garden Memorial Lecture

Time to Rethink Iran?

Chatham House, London

Event highlights

Event documents

Transcript - Jon Snow
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Transcript - Jon Snow Q&A
pdf | 168.08 KB

Participants

Jon Snow, Broadcaster, Channel 4 News
Chair: Dr Julie Smith, Chair, Liberal International British Group (LIBG)

Overview

Jon Snow reported from Iran during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the subsequent US Hostage Crisis, and has been to Iran on a number of occasions since - including to interview President Ahmadinejad several times. At a time of renewed engagement with Iran, he will discuss alternatives to the West’s policy of ostracization since the Revolution and offer a new perspective, informed by events that range from Syria to Pakistan and beyond.

This annual lecture is held in honour of Lord Garden, former Director of Chatham House and a foreign affairs, defence and security expert.