Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum on Global Affairs

Monday, September 11, 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Caricature drawing of President Donald Trump
Faculty members discuss current global issues including Russia and the Trump administration, Afghanistan, U.S.-Asia relations, Syria and Europe. This 16th annual event is named in memory of SF State History Professor Jules Tygiel, a noted expert on California history, labor history and baseball history. Free.
Science Building, Room 270
Department of Jewish Studies, Faculty for Middle East and Islamic Studies, History Department
Maziar Behrooz
Event extras: 


  • Maziar Behrooz (History): “The Dilemma of Afghanistan”
  • Sarah Curtis (History): “Can Europe Save Itself?”
  • Anthony D’Agostino (History): “Perspectives on Russia and the Trump Administration”
  • Jessica Elkind (History): “The U.S. and Asia in the Time of Trump”
  • Lucia Volk (International Relations): “Syria: How Did We Get Here, Where Do We Go Next?”
  • Jerald Combs (History): discussant
  • Maziar Behrooz (History): moderator

The program is followed by Q&A and audience participation.


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