Friday, July 17, 2009

Forum on Election Protests in Iran

A panel of Indiana University faculty and students will present a forum on the recent elections and protests in Iran tomorrow (18 July). The question-and-answer session will begin at 4 p.m. in Ernie Pyle Auditorium in the IU School of Journalism, 940 East Seventh Street, Bloomington, reports the IU News Bureau. The public is invited.

Panelists will include:
* Daniel Beben, a Ph.D. student in Iranian history in the departments of history and Central Eurasian studies
* Jamsheed Choksy, professor of Central Eurasian studies, history and religious studies and a member of the National Council on the Humanities
* Shahyar Daneshgar, professor of Persian language in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies
* Paul Losensky, professor of Persian language and literature in the departments of Central Eurasian studies and comparative literature
* Abdulkader Sinno, professor of Middle Eastern politics in the departments of political science and Near Eastern languages and cultures.


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