The 1979 Iranian Revolution sent shockwaves through the world and it’s impact still resonates today and shapes much of the current conflict in the Middle East.

Join Ali Ansari, director of the Institute of Iranian Studies at University of St Andrews, as he takes us through Iran from the reforms of Mohammad Mosaddegh in the early 1950’s leading to the CIA backed coup to the game changing Revolution in 1979 that eventually brought down a king and changed the face of the Muslim world forever.

About The Author

Ali Ansari

Ali Ansari is a Professor of Iranian History at the University of St Andrews and author of Iran: A Very Short Introduction.