symposium participants

  • THE PROBLEM
    Posed by Ramin Jahanbegloo, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto

  • REVISITING THE GREEN MOVEMENT
    Farhad Khosrokhavar, Professor, Ècole des Hautes Ètudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

  • CIVIL SOCIETY AND REPRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT
    Peyman Vahabzadeh, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, British Columbia

  • A CONFIDENT GENERATION
    Omid Memarian, journalist; awarded the Human Rights Defender Award by Human Rights Watch, San Francisco

  • WOMEN: A FORCE FOR CHANGE
    Nazila Fathi, journalist with 'The New York Times'; currently, Nieman Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge

  • STRUGGLES OVER FAMILY LAW 
    Lily Pourzand, legal expert, human rights and women's rights activist, Toronto

  • LABOUR'S STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENT UNIONS 
    Sohrab Behdad, Professor and John E. Harris Chair in Economics, Denison University, Granville, Ohio and Farhad Nomani, Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics, American University, Paris

 

 

 

 

 

#616
 December 2010


IRAN: FROM PROTEST TO POLITICS
a symposium on the struggle for democracy
in Iran today


cover design by www.seshdesign.com

Next month: India 2010

 

  • LEFT AND THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION
    Saeed Rahnema, Professor and Coordinator, Political Science Programme, Atkinson Faculty, York University; former Director, School of Public Policy and Administration, Toronto

  • RELIGIOUS LIFE IN A SECULAR STATE
    Yussefi Eshkevari, Iranian reformist cleric, lives in Italy

  • QOM: CHANGE FROM WITHIN
    Ali Khan, PhD. student, University of Cambridge

  • STRATEGIES OF HOPE
    Nader Hashemi, teaches Middle East and Islamic Politics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

  • BOOKS
    Reviewed by R.N. Khatami and Chakraverti Mahajan

  • ESSAY
    A 'Grand Celebration' of Feminist Discourse by Archana Varma, Hindi poet, fiction writer and literary critic; teaches Hindi at Miranda House, Delhi

  • COMMENT
    The Emperor's New Clothes by Shashank Kela, writer, Chennai

  • IN MEMORIAM
    Satish Saberwal 1933-2010 and Laxmi Chand Jain 1925-2010

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