Jules Tygiel Memorial Forum on Global Affairs
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
History professors discuss provide their perspectives on U.S.-Iran relations, white nationalism, the Samson Option and more. This 18th annual event is named in memory of Professor Jules Tygiel, a noted expert on California history, labor history and baseball history. Free.
Science Building, Room 270
History Department, Department of Jewish Studies, Faculty for Middle East and Islamic Studies
- Laura Lisy-Wagner, chair and associate professor, History Department
- Maziar Behrooz: “Iran and the U.S.: the Idiot vs. the Ignorant”
- Christopher Chekuri: “Modi’s India”
- Sarah Curtis: “Yellow Vests and French Discontent”
- Anthony D’Agostino: “Is the Samson Option a Russian Death Wish?”
- Charles Postel: “A White Nationalist Administration from a Historical Perspective”
- Jerald Combs: Discussant
The program is followed by Q&A and audience participation.
Photo: Richard Nixon gives his trademark “victory” sign while campaigning in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in July 1968. Photo by Ollie Atkins/The White House.