IDW Keynote: Scholars at Risk Speaking Truth to Power in Iran

Feb
15
When: Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017, 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Where:
Add to CalendarIDW Keynote: Scholars at Risk Speaking Truth to Power in Iran 02/15/2017 11:30 AM02/15/2017 01:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/Vancouver Keynote: Scholars at Risk Speaking Truth to Power in Iran Hossein Raeesi VIU Visiting “Scholar at Risk” 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Malaspina Theatre  Iranian human rights advocate Hossein Raeesi will share his personal story as a lawyer and educator in Iran. His work standing up for minorities and marginalized communities challenged powerful forces in the Iranian government and ultimately forced him to flee. Hosted by Faculties of Education, Social Sciences, and International Education. A full Schedule of Events can be found online @ International Development Week.false

Keynote: Scholars at Risk
Speaking Truth to Power in Iran
Hossein Raeesi
VIU Visiting “Scholar at Risk”


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Malaspina Theatre 

Iranian human rights advocate Hossein Raeesi will share his personal story as a lawyer and educator in Iran. His work standing up for minorities and marginalized communities challenged powerful forces in the Iranian government and ultimately forced him to flee. Hosted by Faculties of Education, Social Sciences, and International Education.

A full Schedule of Events can be found online @ International Development Week.

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