The Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) Conference on “The Islamic Republic of Iran: Multidisciplinary Analyses of Its Theocracy, Nationalism and Assertion of Power" was conducted in conjunction with the Program of Judaic Studies at Case Western Reserve University from November 8-10, 2009.

The Conference examined from a number of academic disciplinary angles the domestic and foreign policies of the current Iranian Republic, especially as these policies reflect attitudes and ideas of the "other", whether internal or external. Papers represented disciplines such as ethnic studies, history, political science, religious studies and sociology.

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