Archival Institute's Top Iran Expert Available for Commentary

April 23, 2018

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NEW YORK, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Providing historical context and backstory for today’s headline news about Iran, the Archival Institute, who recently launched a new multi-media digital site *Archival, for historical documentaries about the regions of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, can provide expert commentary from their research fellows, and their complex analysis on the subject. 

Their new 12-part docu-series, Third Path, encapsulates the history of Iran from empire to ruin to empire. View Trailer:

Available for expert commentary is NYC based Dr. John Vafai, who is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Archival Institute. Formerly, a visiting legal scholar at Columbia Law School, and a former Deputy Minister for the Social and Economic Development of Iran under the last shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Vafai has advised national governments at the highest levels.
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Archival Institute is a private research apolitical platform for social, legal, and economic issues relating to the Middle East, Asia, and Africa providing project based research fellowships to scholars across many fields. Dr. Vafai has contributed studies on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action known as the nuclear agreement, and corruption in Iran.

Vafai’s recent publications include: Iran’s Uprising—A case of Patrimonial Corruption, and The New Era of Doing Business with Iran: Iran’s International Commercial Transactions and Global Security.

Emerging today as the dominant power in the region, Iran remains a place of mystery for much of the west. The The Third Path’s docu-series aims to educate audiences through passionate storytelling and compelling commentary from top scholars in the fields of Islamic studies, military history, modern literature and sociology from a variety of leading universities including: Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, Exeter, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, CUNY and others.

Contact:  Sijie Qin, at the Archival Institute email:

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