Those Who Said No
vrijdag 27 maart 2015 - 16:45
Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag
After the screening, Eefje Blankevoort will moderate a Q&A with Middle East expert Paul Aarts.
Paul Aarts is lecturer in international relations at the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. He was co-founder of ZemZem , a Dutch magazine on the Middle East, North Africa and Islam. He has undertaken consultancy work on the Middle East for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Security and Justice, the European Commission and other institutions. Aarts regularly contributes to public debates on matters related to the Middle East. He specializes in politics and economics of the region, with a special focus on Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran.
The Q&A will be moderated by writer and filmmaker Eefje Blankevoort. She is co-owner of journalistic production company Prospektor, producing visual and written stories. Since 2003 Eefje regularly stays in Iran, where she studied and wrote articles.