5 2019

CSH The 33rd Annual Levine Lecture

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shir Hadash 20 Cherry Blossom Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Contact Cindy Weinberg
408-358-1751 ext. 5

The 33rd Annual Levine Lecture

Prospects for Democracy in Iran and the Impact for Israel's Future with Professor Abbas Milani

Abbas Milani is an expert in U.S.-Iran relations as well as Iranian cultural, political, and security issues. He will speak about the current geopolitical situation of Iran and its influence on world events.  

Professor Milani is the Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies and Adjunct Professor at the Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law at the Freeman-Spogli Institute at Stanford University. He has been one of the founding co-directors of the Iran Democracy Project and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Until 1986, he taught at Tehran University's Faculty of Law and Political Science, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors of the university's Center for International Relations. After moving to the United States, he was the Chair of the Political Science Department at the Notre Dame de Namur University for fourteen years and a visiting Research Fellow in University of California, Berkeley's Middle East Center for eight years.