Presented By: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+)
"Understanding US-Iran Relations"
This Study Group will be online.
This group study is intended to foster a better understanding of US-Iran relations. The topics include: US early missionaries in Iran; US and Iran political and cultural relations during Qajar dynasty; US and Iran relation during Pahlavi dynasty that includes these eras: WWI, Reza Shah, WWII, Mohammad Reza Shah, the 1953 coup, post-coup cooperation, cold war, US military assistance etc.; Iran 1979 revolution and Islamic Republic of Iran era: Iran hostage crisis, Iran-Iraq war, Iran-contra affair, Iran’s nuclear program, and current issues. Our speaker, Moe Bidgoli, graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He was professor of computer science and information system for 35 years. He became Emeritus Professor of CS & IS in June 2018. This course is on Mondays, Sept. 27 through Oct. 18 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Preregistration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the study group will be e-mailed prior to the first session.
September 27, 2021 (Monday) 10:00am
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