February 21, 2013
Sketches of Iran: A Glimpse from the Front Lines of Human Rights
Monday, March 4
Room 417 International Affairs Bldg
Join us for the book launch of Sketches of Iran--a collection of drawings, portraits and editorial cartoons on human rights themes by internationally acclaimed Iranian artists, accompanied by commentary and personal narratives by leading Iranian scholars, activists, journalists, writers, filmmakers and family members of prisoners of conscience.
The event will include readings from the book, an appearance by prominent Iranian musician Mohsen Namjooa and a discussion by leading experts on Iran, including Dr. Hadi Ghaemi (Executive Director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and publisher of Sketches of Iran) and Professor Dabashi, on the state of human rights in Iran, the upcoming Iranian presidential elections in June 2013, and U.S. foreign policy options on Iran. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer period and book sale/signing by contributors and the editor of the book. For more information click here.