A panel discussion about the ongoing imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran. Panelists include:
•Mehdi Arabshahi, exiled Iranian student activist; pursuing his M.A. at the University of Albany
•Hamid Dabashi, Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University
•Hadi Ghaemi, Executive Director, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
•Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, Institute for Women's Leadership, Scholar Rescue Fund Fellow, Rutgers University
Moderator: Gissou Nia, Executive Director, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event time: 6:00 p.m.