Panel Discussion at Lund University

In May 2015, EMERG hosted a panel discussion at Lund University.

Years of nuclear talks between Iran and the permanent members of the Security Council including Germany will soon reach its deadline. In light of these negotiations: the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), the European Middle East Research Group (EMERG) and the Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF) will arrange panel discussion on the future of Iran and its nuclear policy.


  • Dina Esfandiary: Research associate, KingĀ“s College London.
  • Amb. Roberto Toscano: Former ambassador to Iran (2003-2008).
  • Ariane Tabatabai: Research associate at Harvard University, Belfer Center.
  • Amb Peter Tejler: Sweden’s ambassador to Iran. Former ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan, and former head of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Moderator for the night was Rouzbeh Parsi, Director of EMERG.