SOUTH WEST ASIA AND NORTH AFRICA COLLECTIVEVOICES OF DISSENT
SOCIAL REFORM IN IRAN
THURSDAY JUNE 25th at 3:00 p.m. PST
KPFK 90.7 F.M.
THIS SHOW IS PRODUCED BY FARAH SAVARI AND LUCY DER TAVITIAN FROM THE SWANA COLLECTIVE.
HOSTED BY LUCY DER TAVITIANThis week Radio Intifada explores the dynamics of the movement that is unfolding in Iran today. We will look at the multifaceted causes that led to the revolt, including the economic, social, domestic and foreign policy issues. Three prominent observers and activists will provide an in-depth analyses of the position of the ruling elite, how the movement has challenged the status quo and the possible changes that lie ahead. We'll also explore the vibrant women's movement in the country and the contributions of women to the larger movement.
KAVEH EHSANI: A research scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a member of the editorial board of Middle East Report.
DORNA BANDARI: Organizer and media representative of the Iranian student movement and the One Million Signature Campaign.MINOO MOALLEM: Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at UC Berkeley, author of Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister. Islamic Fundamentalism and the Cultural Politics of Patriarchy in Iran (2005).