The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School, in collaboration with
the Institute of International Educations Scholar Rescue Fund, presents:
SCHOLARS IN EXILE
An Endangered Scholars Worldwide event
Patrick Leahy, United States Senator for Vermont,
Jonathan Fanton, former President of the MacArthur Foundation and Emeritus Chairman of the Board, Human Rights Watch,
David Van Zandt, President of The New School,
and 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
-A 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.
Friday, April 8, 2011 @ 6:00-7:30 pm
A reception will follow.
John Tishman Auditorium, The New School @ 66 West 12th Street, NYC
Free and open to the public. RSVP now to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information at www.newschool.edu/cps/endangered-scholars or call 212-229-5776 x3.
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