Wednesday, April 28, 2010

UCLA women's studies lecturer Shiva Falsafi to discuss history of civil society, democracy in Iran

April 29, 2010 — As protests in Iran remain in the international spotlight, the history behind Iran’s social movements can get obscured. Iran’s social movements have a long history of political engagement and being involved in the country’s democratization. UCLA women’s studies lecturer Shiva Falsafi wants to shed some light on that often-tangled relationship between social movements and democracy in Iran at a talk she’s giving today at 3 p.m. in 10383 Bunche. [5:01]

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