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Iran Teach-In: Get Up to Speed to Stop A War

Meeting & Teach-In

Sat., Sept 14, 2019, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall

312 Fillmore Street (at Clinton Ave), SI, NY

PASI has invited Iran experts 

Ervand Abrahamian and Sina Toosi to brief us on the background and current tense situation between U.S. and Iran. 


Ervand Abahamian (B.A, Oxford University. Ph.D., Columbia University) is a historian of the Middle East specializing in modern Iran. He has taught at the universities of Oxford, Columbia, New York, and Princeton, in addition to the Graduate Center in the City University of New York and over forty years at Baruch College. He has written several books about Iran, including Iran Between Two Revolutions (Princeton University Press). He is now working on a book on the 1979 revolution in Iran.

Sina Toossi is a Senior Research Analyst with the National Iranian American Council. In this role, Sina conducts research and writing on U.S.-Iran relations, Iranian politics, and Middle East policy issues. Previously, he was a research specialist at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he focused on nuclear and security policy issues related to the Middle East. Sina has been published in Newsweek, The National Interest, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic Council’s IranSource, ThinkProgress, and The Washington Quarterly.

Doors open at 5:00 pm. Lignt refreshments will be served. Program starts  promptly at 5:30 pm.

The agenda will include updates on activism on Staten Island. 

This event is free & open to the public.



Honoring Staten Island Peacemakers

Jim Clark Vietnam Veteran and Peace Activist
Staten Island Women Who March
Sarah Blas Richmond Terrace Therapeutic Gardens
Jack Bolembach Coalition For Wetlands and Forests

Saturday, October 26, 2019
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Olivet Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
97 Myrtle Avenue (at Broadway)
In West Brighton, Staten Island

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