Sponsored by the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School, in collaboration with the Institute of International Educations Scholar Rescue Fund.
Patrick Leahy, United States Senator for Vermont
Jonathan Fanton, former President of the MacArthur Foundation and Emeritus Chairman of the Board, Human Rights Watch
A panel of IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Fellows from Gaza, Iran, and Pakistan.
Mohsen Sazegara, journalist and pro-democracy political activist; former Iranian Deputy Prime Minister in Political Affairs Shemeem Burney Abbas, Pakistani scholar of law and gender studies; Associate Professor, SUNY Purchase College Scholar of gender studies from Gaza.
Join us to learn about the desperate plight of many scholars around the world whose lives and livelihoods are threatened because of who they are and what they believe.
8 April 2011, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
John Tishman Auditorium, The New School @ 66 West 12th Street, NYC
Free and open to the public.
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