Haleh Esfandiari

Haleh Esfandiari

Haleh Esfandiari is an Iranian American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues, contemporary Iranian intellectual currents and politics, and democratic developments in the Middle East. In 2007 she was detained, in solitary confinement, in Iran's Evin Prison for more than 110 days, between May 8 and August 21. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Haleh Esfandiari has 26 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2004 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 2,315 views per program. Most appearances with Aaron David Miller (4), Michael Van Dusen (2), Robert S. Litwak (2). Most common tags: Iran, Syria, Middle East.

Appearances by Title:c. January 17, 2002 - Present Director, Middle East Program, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars Videos: 26

Recent Appearances

  • <em>ISIS</em>


    Hassan Hassan, co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, talked about the rise and leadership of ISIS* in the Middle…

  • Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

    Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

    Panelists talked about negotiations to finalize a nuclear agreement with Iran.

  • <em>Among the Ruins</em>

    Among the Ruins

    Christian Sahner talked about his book, Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present. in which he discusses the civil war in…

  • Syria's Chemical Weapons

    Syria's Chemical Weapons

    The Wilson Center held a forum on the state of chemical weapons. Among the topics they addressed were the use of chemical weapons…

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