Iran: Silenced, Expelled & Imprisoned

Wednesday, November 13

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: The New School, Wollman Hall, 55 West 11th Street, Fifth Floor


A panel discussion about the ongoing imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran.   

Panelists:

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, Institute for Women's Leadership, Scholar Rescue Fund Fellow, Rutgers University

Mehdi Arabshahi, exiled Iranian student activist; pursuing his M.A. at the University of Albany

Hadi Ghaemi, Executive Director, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

 Hadi Kahalzadeh, Visiting Scholar, Political Science, Valdosta State University; former economist for Iran's Social Security Organization

Moderator: Gissou Nia, Executive Director, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center.

Registration is recommended. Please RSVP to cps@newschool.edu.

The event is free and open to the public.

Co-organizers: Center for Public Scholarship at the New School; Amnesty International

Co-sponsors: Scholars at RiskInternational Campaign for Human Rights in Iran