The Roles of Gender & Women in the Current Protests in Iran

Host: UCLA Iranian studies department
Sunday, Oct. 30
11:30 a.m. Pacific time
Note: This conversation will be conducted in Persian

Panelists will explore whether the protests represent a widespread revolutionary movement; how the protests are incorporating ethnic, gender and class diversity; the global role in the movement; and how the events might shape the future of Iran.

Mohammad Ali Kadivar, assistant professor of sociology and international studies, Boston College
Mehrangiz Kar, human rights lawyer, writer, speaker and activist
Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh, lecturer, Iran Academia
Fatemeh Shams, assistant professor, modern Persian literature, University of Pennsylvania

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