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From Radio Sharia to Radio Shakira: The Story of the Media in Afghanistan

Distinguished International Speaker Series featuring Ms. Nushin Arbabzadah, Former Chief Sub. Editor of BBC World Service, hosted by the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars

Wednesday, April 09, 2008
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bradley International Hall, Room 217
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Nushin Arbabzadah, a current visiting scholar at the UCLA International Institute, grew up in Afghanistan during the Soviet occupation.  She has graduate degrees in German and Spanish Literature & Linguistics from the University of Hamburg and Middle Eastern Studies from Cambridge University.  She has worked as a Chief Sub-Editor for the BBC World Service where she specialized on social and political issues in contemporary Afghanistan.  Her first book “From Outside In: Refugees and British Society” was published in London by Arcadia in April 2007.

Seating will provided on a first come first serve basis. Light refreshments will be served.


Cost : Free

(310)-267-1987
wfahmy@saonet.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Asia Institute, Center for India and South Asia, Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars

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