Democratic Club Meeting
Sunday, October 191 2014
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The home of Lyn and Bud Slotky
Speaker: Hamid Rezai, PhD.
(Dr. Rezai’s presentation will be available on this website after the meeting)
Topic: ISIL the Islamic State in the Levant
Dr. Rezai is Persian-German, a scholar of contemporary history and the politics of the Middle East. His talk will provide a historical context and review of the overlapping interests which has given rise to radical factionalism, political and military violence and the increasingly global ISIL movement.
Our speaker was a visiting Assistant Professor at American University in Cairo during the academic year 2013-2014. Dr. Rezai has taught courses at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, City University of New York and has just this month begun teaching at University of California, Riverside.
Club business includes:
- Committee reports
- Nomination of 2015 officers
- a) Nominating Committee presents its slate
- b) Nominations from the floor (if the nominee(s) agrees to run)
- Emergency vote necessary, the endorsement choice for Prop 46 must be re-considered by the membership
- New business — motions from the floor