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The Iranian Woman at the Threshold of the Year 2000

The Tenth International Conference of the Iranian Women's Studies Foundation presents: The Iranian Woman at the Threshold of the Year 2000 - July 2-5, 1999 Montreal, Canada Concordia University

(All presentations are in Persian unless otherwise specified)

The March of the Year 2000 (in French) Francoise David (Canada)

Kurdist and Panel:

* The Kurdish Immigrant Woman and Bi-Cultural Conflicts
Mariam Afrasiabpour (Sweden)

* Kurdish Women and Feminism Monireh Moftizadeh & Nahid Bahmani (UK)

* The situation of Women in Kurdistan, Iraq. (in Kurdish) Sawsan Salim (UK)

* Women Non Governmental Organizations in Iran Nooshin Ahmady Khorasany

* The Character of Oppression on Women in Iran Azar Derakhshan (Germany)

* The Impact of the Situation of the Iranian Women on Afghan Refugee Women Nastaran Moosavi

* Celebrating Twenty Years of Feminism Shahin Navai (Germany)

* The Identity Crisis and the Position of Iranian Women Afsaneh Hojabri (Canada)

* Cultural Politics of the Women's Movement in Iran Hammed Shahidian (USA)

* The Left and the Question of Women Vida Hadjebi Tabrizi (France)

* Women and Religion Touran Azem (Sweden)

* The Women's Movement in Iran: Perspectives and Demands Azam Kamguian (UK)

* The Price of Freedom Maria Rashidi (Sweden)

* The Tale of "Auntie Roach": Reflection of Domestic Violence in Persian Culture
Massomeh Fereshteh Namavar

Arts Program:

* Los Angeles and I (1982-2000)
A one woman show written, directed and performed by Shohreh Aghdashlou (USA)

* The Life Of Ghamar Molouke Vaziri
Play written and directed by Akbar Yadegari (Germany) Music: M. Derakhshani (Germany)
Performers: Mahvash Bargi, Farhad Farnia, Reza Kaveh, Akbar Yadegari

* Art Exhibition

* Networking Amongst Iranian Women's Organizations

The proceedings of this conference will be published in the Journal of the Iranian Women's Studies Foundation

Ticket information:

All rates are in Canadian $. Credit cards are not accepted.

Full Registration (all conference): $100 pre-regisrtation $120 at conference
Students with valid ID: $80 Pre-reg $100 at conference
Groups (20): $80 per person (Registration deadline 6/1/99)
Daily Registration: $40 Pre-reg $45 at conference
Evening Registration: $15 Pre-reg $20 at conference

Please assist us by pre-registering. Your financial donations are tax exempt.


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