At a conference that considered the impact of the French philosopher Michel Foucault on Middle East studies, visiting historian Janet Afary explains that the story of Iranian women since the Revolution is not entirely one of repression.
Afsaneh Najmabadeh, Harvard University
Janet Afary, a visiting professor in the Department of History, will discuss her forthcoming book, "Sexual Politics in Modern Iran" (Cambridge University Press, 2009), at a public event on May 19. This related op-ed recently appeared in the Guardian newspaper.
Conferences on Women in Conflict Zones, Iranian-American Writers, and Foucault in the Middle East
The family of a famous Bruin peacemaker, assassinated 25 years ago while serving as president of the American University of Beirut, has remembered him by seeking truth about his killers and reconciliation between nations.
September 17, 2008
Connected Revolutions: Armenians and the Russian, Ottoman, and Iranian Revolutions in the Early Twentieth Century
A public lecture by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach, delivered on May 28, 2008.
A public lecture by Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles delivered on May 13, 2008.
A public lecture and reading by Bahiyyih Nakhjavani, Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, France, delivered on April 16, 2008.
A public lecture by Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto, delivered on April 13, 2008.
A public lecture by Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto, delivered on April 14, 2008.
Barbara Slavin discusses opportunities for reconciliation between Iran and the United States.
A public lecture by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, delivered on March 3, 2008.
Religious Disputation and Democratic Constitutionalism: The Enduring Legacy of the Constitutional Revolution on the Struggle for Democracy in Iran
A public lecture by Nader Hashemi, Global Fellow, UCLA, delivered on February 19, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A public lecture by Barbara Slavin, US Institute of Peace, delivered on February 14, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A public lecture by Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Harvard University, delivered on January 14, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Nearly every women's rights bill passed by the Iranian reformist parliament that the Guardian Council effectively cast out in 2004 met one doom or another. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, a former legislator, illuminates the paths of Iranian-style gridlock.
A public lecture by Fatemeh Keshavarz, Washington University, on December 11, 2007 as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A public lecture by Rudi Matthee, University of Delaware, delivered on October 8, 2007
A public lecture by Maziar Behrooz, San Francisco State University and Nikki Keddie, UCLA on Monday, October 22, 2007
The Daily Bruin, September 27, 2007
Washington Post, Sunday, September 16, 2007
A public lecture by Trita Parsi, Johns Hopkins University, part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Persian Lecture Series.
No amount of military intervention in Iraq can work without equal emphasis on robust diplomacy and political initiatives in the strife-torn nation, Clark said in a Jan. 22 lecture on the eve of Bush's national address.
Gen. Wesley K. Clark, (ret.), former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and Burkle Center Senior Fellow.
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