Panel Discussion: Targeting Iran/Manipulating Pakistan

Wed, November 28, 2007 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Panel discussion with Ervand Abrahamian, David Barsamian and Perheng Vaziri

Open and Free to the Public


Ervand Abrahamian (B.A., M.A., Oxford University; Ph.D. Columbia University), an Armenian born in Iran and raised in England, is distinguished professor of history at CUNY. He has published Iran Between Two Revolutions, The Iranian Mojahedin, Khomeinism, Tortured Confessions, and Inventing the Axis of Evil. He teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center, and has taught at Princeton, New York University, and Oxford University. He is currently working on two books: one on The CIA Coup in Iran; and another, A History of Modern Iran, for Cambridge University Press.

David Barsamian is a radio producer, journalist, author and lecturer. He is the founder and director of Alternative Radio. He is the winner of the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, the 2006 Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Award and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. His latest books are Targeting Iran with Noam Chomsky, Ervand Abrahamian, Nahid Mozaffari, What We Say Goes and Imperial Ambitions with Noam Chomsky, Speaking of Empire & Resistance with Tariq Ali Original Zinn with Howard Zinn. His works include Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky; Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire and The Decline and Fall of Public Broadcasting.

Persheng Vaziri is an Iranian-American Film maker. She has recently returned from a trip to Iran. Her films include Conversations in Tehran - Discussions with Iranian authors and journalists Caught Between Two Worlds - Iranians in Exile Women Like Us.

Last updated: 2007-11-26 10:40:59

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