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Lecture Series
● ISG's Past Lecture :
Speaker: Expert Panel
Date & time: Friday, July 3rd, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: MIT Room 32-144

Iranian Studies Group in collaboration with Tufts Institute of the Environment is pleased to host a 2-day workshop on the future of Urmia Lake entitled “Can Water Diplomacy Enable a New Future for Urmia Lake?”. This workshop aims at understanding the challenges facing this unique body of water in northwestern Iran by bringing together faculty members and experts from Iran and US.

Three panel discussions along with lectures are scheduled for this event, and experts will discuss different aspects of the problem including:

- Urmia Lake: Context, History, and Challenges
- Can Water Diplomacy Enable a New Future for Urmia Lake?
- Socio-Economic Impacts and Challenges of Urmia Lake Restoration Plans

The event will be organized at Tufts University for the first day and at MIT on the second day.

This a free event but you need to register in advance to join the sessions.

The event will be also broadcast online. For details on how to participate online please refer to the event page.