Agenda: One Year Later: Prospects for a Democratic Transition in Iran

Opening Statements 
Senator Ted Kaufman (see video/read remarks)
Senator John McCain (see video/read remarks)
Panel I: Lessons from Other Transitions to Democracy

Larry Diamond, Stanford University (see video)
Dan Brumberg, Georgetown University (see video)

Abbas Milani, Stanford University (see video)
Azar Nafisi, Johns Hopkins University (see video)

Marc Plattner, National Endowment for Democracy (see video/read remarks)

Questions and Discussion from Panel I
Panel II: The Road Ahead – Strategic Challenges for the Democratic Movement in Iran

Ladan Boroumand, The Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation (see videoe)
Nikahang Kowsar, Iranian satirist and blogger (see video)
Ali Akbar Mousavi, Stanford University (see video)

Mahnaz Afkhami, Women’s Learning Partnership (see introduction / see remarks)

Questions and Discussion from Panel II

Film screening: For Neda
The new HBO documentary tells the personal story of Neda Agha-Soltan’s life and tragic death in the context of the protests following the presidential elections last year in Iran.