About the panelists:
Abdeslam Maghraoui, an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Political Science at Duke will moderate the panel.
Mohsen Kadivar is Visiting Research Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University, an Iranian dissident in exile since 2008, and a global ethics fellow with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison in Iran in 1999 because of his political criticism of the Islamic Republic, and was released in July 2000. He remains active in the opposition Green Movement.
Omid Safi is a Professor of Islamic Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, specializing in contemporary Islamic thought and classical Islam. He is a public intellectual and writes a regular blog What Would Muhammad Do? for Religion News Service.
Ali Reza Eshraghi was a senior editor at several of Iran's reformist dailies. He is Iran's Project Manager at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and a teaching fellow in the Department of Communication Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.
This event will be live-streamed (details to follow) and tweeted using the hashtag "#Iran".
Sponsors: Forum for Scholars and Publics.
|Thu Nov 14, 2013 10pm – 11:30pm GMT (no daylight saving)|
|Room 011, Old Chemistry Building, Duke University (map)|