Iranian Intellectuals with Abdolkarim Soroush, Mahmoud Sadri and others: Contemporary Challenges & Future Prospect Past

March 24-25, 2017 ,
5:00 PM
- New York, NY, United States

Free Event

Please join the Middle East Institute and leading Iranian intellectuals from around the country for a special two-day Persica Forum. This conference includes critical discussions of controversial topics centered on religious and secular thought among some leading Iranian intellectuals.

Program Details:
Friday, March 24
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm, Keynote Speech by Professor Mahmoud Sadri (Texas Woman's University)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Persian language speech on Nowruz (Iranian New Year) by Rumi scholar and Professor Abdolkarim Soroush

(2) Saturday, March 25

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lectures featuring:

Professor Mohsen Kadivar (Duke), Professor Azam Pouya (Tehran University), Professor Hassan Ansari (Institute for Advanced Study; Princeton); Assistant Professor Hossein Kamaly (Barnard College, Columbia); and Professor Abdolkarim Soroush.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Roundtable Discussion and Q & A.


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