Tuesday, September 10th⋅7:00 – 8:30pm
Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St, Cleveland
Mohammad Jafar Mahallati will speak on the U.S. relationship with Iran and in contrast to the views and actions of the “war ideologues” in Washington.
Mahallati is the current Oberlin College Presidential Scholar in Islamic Studies and tenured faculty in the Department of Religion. He also serves as the Nancy Schrom Dye Chair of Middle East and North African Studies.
Prior to Oberlin, Mahallati was at Princeton, Georgetown, Yale and Columbia Universities. Early in his career, he was chair of the Economics Department at Kerman University in Iran.
In addition to academia, he held several administrative positions including Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations , where he played a key role in ending the eight-year war between Iran and Iraq (1987-89).
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