Gender and the Politics of Rights in the Middle East

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    • Thursday April 5, 2018
      12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Stephen Hall Building, Room 102
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Summary Sentence: During this event, speakers will discuss issues of human rights, gender, and activism in the Middle East.

Full Summary: During this event, speakers will discuss issues of human rights, gender, and activism in the Middle East.

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During this event, speakers will discuss issues of human rights, gender, and activism in the Middle East.

Schedule:

12:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch Panel: Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Political Activism

Panelists

  • Marwa Shalaby
    Director: Women's Rights in the Middle East Program, Rice University
    "The Role of Women in Middle Eastern Parliaments and Politics"
  • Mona Tajali
    Department of Women's Studies, Agnes Scott College
    "From 'Foot Soldiers' to 'Aspiring Leaders': Women and Politics in Iran and Turkey"
  • Abbas Barzegar
    Department of Religious Studies, Georgia State University
    “Rights and Religion on the Humanitarian Frontier”
  • Moderator: Laura Bier, School of History and Sociology, Georgia Tech

2:00 - 2:15 PM: Coffee Break

2:15 - 4:00 PM: Keynote

Keynote Speaker: Abdullahi An-Na'im
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, Emory University
"The Politics of Rights in a World of Wrongs: Making Rights Relevant"

RSVP https://tinyurl.com/Middle-East-Symposium-2018

Co-Sponsored by HSOC, Modern Languages, and INTA

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School of History and Sociology Student Blog, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of History and Sociology, School of Modern Languages, School of Modern Languages Student Blog

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Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
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  • Created On: Mar 6, 2018 - 10:31am
  • Last Updated: Mar 27, 2018 - 11:31am