Persian Language Circle Event

May 20, 2021 | 5:00PM

Please join usThursday, May 20, at 5:00 pm CST for a talk by Dr. Farhad Ghoddoussi! Dr. Ghoddoussi received his bachelor’s degree in physics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 1990. He, then, obtained his master’s degree in Physics from the University of Alberta and his PhD degree in physics from Wayne State University. He is currently Research Staff at Wayne State University. His research interests are mainly in the application of magnetic resonance techniques in the general field of neuroscience.

Aside from his education in Physics, Dr. Ghoddoussi has extensive studies in Islamic Studies starting during his college years. He has taken many courses in Sharif University of Technology, University of Alberta, and Wayne State University in topics such as philosophy of science, Islamic philosophy, western philosophy, Quranic studies, history of Islam and Christianity, among others in addition to his self-taught studies. He has been an active member and lecturer in the Shia community in Detroit since 1998.

He will be speaking this week on "The History of Shi'ism in Iran up to the Seljuk Takeover of Baghdad (448/1055)."