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.   


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

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