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My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran

Haleh Esfandiari, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Monday, October 26, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kerckhoff Grand Salon
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. Haleh Esfandiari is an Iranian American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues, contemporary Iranian intellectual currents and politics, and democratic developments in the Middle East, and she frequently writes, lectures, and organizes symposia on these topics. In 2007 she was detained, in solitary confinement, in Iran's Evin Prison for more than 110 days, between May 8 and August 21.

Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series. Lecture is in English.


Cost : Admission is free, Parking can be purchased at Lot 4

AmyBruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
cnes@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Middle East Development

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