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Location & Time
September 5 , 2014
1400 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
Recitation of poems by members (Open to poets)We begin our new 2014-2015 year with dedicating our September 5th program to the life and poetry of Simin Behbahani.
The poetry reading segment of the program will consist of recitation of some of Simin Behbahani’s works.
“The Evolution of the Islamic Republic’s Penal Code – a Barometer For Gaging The Evolving Civil Society in Iran”
تغییرات قانون مجازات اسلامی:معیاری برای اندازه گیری تحولات جامعه ی مدنی ایران
By: Dr. Rasool Nafisi,
Professor of sociology and middle eastern studies at Strayer University.
Dr. Nafisi’s presentation will be in Farsi
Dr. Nafisi has published several books in his field of study including:
Abarqu Reminisced, a collection of short stories in Farsi (Feb. 2013); The Middle East: A Guide to Politics, Society, and Culture (Sharpe Publications, 2012); Engagement, Coercion, and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge (USIP, 2010); and The Rise of Passdaran (Rand Corp. 2009).
Dr. Nafisi is a regular contributor to news agencies and journals, such as Voice of America, Radio Farda, and the BBC. He is often tapped for analysis and insight from the likes of The New York Times, Reuters, and the Associated Press. Dr. Nafisi has a law degree from Tehran University and a PhD from Florida State University.
Film / Movie Session
A short documentary film about Simin Behbahani
This event is Co-Sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center
“As a matter of policy, the content of lectures and opinions of the speakers are those of the presenters only and are not endorsed by Shabahang.”
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Shabahang’s monthly cultural events are also sponsored by University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center
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