This Community Conversation with Prof. Bahman Azad will take place Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. (EST)
New Haven Free Public Library
133 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510
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Bahman Azad is a member of the Executive Committee and the Organizational Secretary of the U.S. Peace Council, and an NGO representative of the World Peace Council at the United Nations. He serves as the Coordinator of the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases and is a member of the Coordinating Committees of the Hands Off Syria Coalition and the United National Antiwar Coalition. Bahman is co-chair of the Embassy Protectors Defense Committee. He also chairs the Iran Working Group of Veterans For Peace. Bahman’s area of research also includes the political economy of Capitalism and Socialism. He is the author of the book: Heroic Struggle, Bitter Defeat: Factors Contributing to the Dismantling of the Socialist State in the USSR.
Bahman has done extensive research on the subject of the Middle East and Iran and has published numerous articles on these subjects (both in English and Persian languages) in various publications in the United States and Iran.
He has a Master’s Degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Sociology, and is a former acting director of Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is retired Professor of Economics and Sociology in New Jersey.
Cosponsored with the City of New Haven Peace Commission and the Greater New Haven Peace Coucil
For more info contact Seth Godfrey