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Dr Michael Axworthy

IAIS Academic, Dr Michael Axworthy, has sadly passed away

It is with great sadness that IAIS wishes to announce that Dr Michael Axworthy, Senior Lecturer in the Modern History of Iran, has passed away after a long illness bravely borne. 

Michael has been at the Institute since 2005 and was Director of the Centre for Persian and Iranian Studies.  Prior to this, Michael was head of the Iran section at the FCO.

Michael will be very sorely missed by all at IAIS.  There is an opportunity for those who knew him to contribute to a condolence board at

Date: 21 March 2019