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Woman, Life, Freedom: Iran’s Women-Led Protests in Context, Hannah Darabi and Naghmeh Sohrabi, Harvard CMES and Radcliffe Institute, November 21, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

November 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Woman, Life, Freedom: Iran’s Women-Led Protests in Context


Monday, November 21, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Online (registration information below)

The Harvard Radcliffe Institute presents

Hannah Darabi
Artist and photographer

Naghmeh Sohrabi
Charles (Corky) Goodman Chair in Middle East History, Brandeis University

Throughout history, Iranian women have participated in national uprisings. In 2022, they are leading them, taking direct aim at the regime’s repressive treatment of women and girls, while the Iranian government is reacting with lethal force to attempt to end the protests. People across Iran and around the world—representing different ages, genders, income levels, and geographies—are joining or supporting the women- and student-led movement, despite the government-sponsored violence in response.

What makes these protests different? What might we expect next? Join us for an examination of the history and contemporary political and social conditions in Iran giving rise to current events, including the complicated role of gender, as well as a discussion of how the situation may evolve in the coming months.

Free and open to the public.

To view this event online, individuals will need to register via Zoom. For instructions on how to join online, see the How to Attend a Radcliffe Event on Zoom webpage.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a link and password for this meeting.

Live closed captioning will be available for the webinar.

Co-sponsors: Harvard Radcliffe Institute, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: Liz Flanagan


November 21, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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