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Mehrangiz Kar

Human Rights and Democracy in Iran A public lecture by Mehrangiz Kar
When Nov 16, 2004
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where University Club, Lounge
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A reception in honor of Mehrangiz Kar will follow her lecture.

Mehrangiz Kar is an Iranian human rights lawyer, writer, and essayist. She is the author of some fifteen books in Persian, the latest ones being, Gardanband-i Muqaddas (Spanga, Sweden, 2002) and Kudam haqq? Kudam taklif?: darbarah-'i vaz`iyat-i huquqi-i zan dar khanvadah (Teheran, 2001). Kar’s most recent work in English is “The Deadlock in Iran: Constitutional Constraints,” which appeared in Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003). She is an honorary member of the American, Canadian, and English PEN Centers, and a recipient of the Ludovic Trarieux International Human Rights Prize.

Sponsored by the UC Davis University Outreach and International Programs, UC Davis Extension, the School of Law, the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, the International Relations Program, the Scholars at Risk Network

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