Professor Ahmad Sadri has graciously accepted to be our chat guest today. Certainly, with the developing events in Iran, many of us are following the news anxiously. This would be a valuable opportunity for Iranian.com users to get together with an expert to ask questions and to exchange ideas. The chat session begins at 6:00 p.m. PST and will run for an hour. Please join us.
Ahmad Sadri is Professor Sociology and James P. Gorter Chair of Islamic World Studies at Lake Forest College. He received his BA and MA degrees at the University of Tehran and his PhD from the New School for Social Research. Sadri is the author of Max Weber’s Sociology of Intellectuals (Oxford University Press 1992, 94) and editor and translator (from Persian) of Reason Freedom and Democracy in Islam (Oxford University Press, 2000) and (from Arabic) Saddam City (Saqi Press, 2002.) Sadri has authored three books in Persian published by Kavir, and Hermes Press, Tehran. He has also functioned as a columnist for Daily Star of Lebanon and a commentator at National Public Radio in Chicago.