SAR-Ireland will be hosting a SAR Speaker Series in Belfast and Derry from 26-28th April 2016. An Iranian scholar of sociology and gender studies will be giving a guest lecture at Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast. The scholar is a PhD candidate at the Free University of Berlin and is a women’s rights activist, researcher and co-founder of the One Million Signature Campaign. She is one of founders of the International Campaign Against Violence in Iran (ICAV) and of the campaign against acid attack in 2015. Since 1979, she has been closely involved in the women’s movement in Iran.