The Lunch Hour (Iran)

Where: 4130 Posvar Hall (across the street from Conflict Kitchen)

When: Nov. 17 noon-1:30pm


Join us Nov. 17 for an informal lunch discussion about current events in Iran and Iranian life in PGH

Nov. 17 noon-1:30pm at 4130 Posvar Hall, 4th floor (across the street from Conflict Kitchen)

Pick up lunch at Conflict Kitchen and head over and join us. It’s free and open to the public.

With special guests:

Illah R. Nourbakhsh is Professor of Robotics, director of the Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment CREATE lab and head of the Robotics Masters Program in The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a trustee of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project.

Ali Masalehdan was born in Tehran, Iran. He has lived in the USA since 1965. He has a BA in Political Science from Whittier college, in California, and a PHD. In International Relations and Comparative Politics from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He has lived in Pittsburgh for the past 35 years. He is currently heading a family business and is also the Chair of the Iranian Nationality Room.

*This event is co-sponsored by the Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh.