Academic Freedom at Risk

Friday, Jan 27 2017 3:00 pm

Event End Time 2017-01-27 21:00
Event Location Room 1357, UCLA School of Law, 385 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Co-sponsors UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies
In Event Types: Panel

UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies will host a symposium addressing academic freedom in the Middle East with a special focus on Turkey.

This event will also serve as the start of UCLA’s campaign to host a threatened scholar from the region.

The symposium will include a keynote speech by Iranian scholar Homa Hoodfar and a panel discussion. Pardis Mahdavi of Pomona College will represent SAR as the member of the SAR-USA Interim Steering Committee for the western states.

This event is free and open to the public. Read more here.