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* Award: Journalism in the Middle East


* Conference: Call for papers: CIRA 2001
Art: Call for Iranian artists: July 18
Rights: Iran: vigil in Washington DC
Conference: Resolving International Border Disputes
Panel: Iran's domestic politics, New York
Film: "Surviving Paradise" in Beverly Hills

* Conference: Religion and society in Qajar Iran
* Education: Internet for education in Iran
* Science: American scientific team going back to Iran
* Seminar: "Iranians Dialog"
* Support: Donations to journalists in Iran

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* Call for papers: CIRA 2001

The 19th annual conference of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (CIRA) will be held at the University of Toronto, Canada, on April 28-29, 2001. The theme of the conference is"Iran : Between Tradition and Modernity". Submission of papers and proposals for complete sessions on all topics related to Iran, the Middle East, and Central Asia are encouraged. Topics of interest include :

* Economy and economic policy * Women issues * Politics and political systems * Literature * Social Sciences and Social issues * Arts * Philosophy * Film * History * Environment * Linguistics * Anthropology

Please send abstracts and proposals for sessions before December 15,2000 to: Ramin Jahanbegloo, Dept. of Political Science, University of Toronto 100, St. George Street, Toronto Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada. Fax : (416) 978 55 66. Email : rjahanbe@chass.utoronto.ca

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* Call for Iranian artists: July 18

Dear Artists and Friends:

Evolving Perceptions, the annual exhibition for Iranian and Iranian American artists, is holding its 4th annual exhibition in Washington DC at 505 Gallery in the DC Gallery District. Please read below for information regarding EP and the Call for Artists. Please encourage all the artists you know you participate! >>> DETAIILS HERE

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* Iran: vigil in Washington DC

Alliance for Defense of Human Rights in Iran: Saturday, July 8th 2000 marks the first anniversary of the student movement in Iran... To commemorate this day and to voice our support for the students, the Alliance for Defense of Human Rights in Iran will stage a silent vigil in front of the Interest Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Washington DC on July 7 >>> DETAIILS HERE

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* Resolving International Border Disputes

Menas Associates is co-organising a major conference called "Resolving International Border Disputes for the Oil and Gas Industry", which will take place in London between 10th-12th July. The conference is divided into four sections: the Middle East, Caspian, West Africa and South East Asia >>> DETAILS HERE

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* Inside Iran's Domestic Politics

Tuesday, June 27, 2000, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Inside Iran's Domestic Politics
Lighthouse International
111 E. 59th Street (between Lexington and Park)
New York City

This panel will address issues such as Iran's newly elected reformist-majority Parliament, the espionage trial of thirteen Iranian Jews, and current changes in Iran's domestic scene.


-- Elaine Sciolino,
Senior Writer, The New York Times
-- Elahé Sharifpour-Hicks,
Researcher, Human Rights Watch
-- Gary G. Sick,
Senior Research Scholar and Director, Gulf/2000 Project, Columbia University
-- Moderator: Nicholas Platt, President, Asia Society

To register, call 212-517-ASIA or email policy@asiasoc.org
This program is made possible by the support of the Open Society Institute.

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* "Surviving Paradise" in Beverly Hills

Kamshad Kooshan's "Surviving Paradise", a multi-cultural adventure/drama for the whole family, will be released on Friday June 30th. The film starring Shohreh Aghdashloo, will be shown at the Laemmle Music Hall 3 (9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, California). For show times call (310) 274 6869 >>> MORE DETAILS

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* Religion and Society in Qajar Iran

A three-day conference on 4th-6th September 2000 to be held at Clifton Hill House, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. Draft conference programme >>> DETAILS HERE

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* American scientific team going back to Iran

You were so helpful and supportive of Dr. Alan Hale's scientific expedition to Iran to view the solar eclipse last August, I wanted to give you a heads up on an upcoming trip. The members of Zirakzadeh were most enthusiastic for their return and the Adib Center has invited Dr. Hale and group to return to view the comet coming near Earth in late July >>> DETAILS HERE

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* Tehran seminar: "Iranians Dialog"

Call for Paper: With respect to the importance of the cultural, social, andscientific activites of the Iranians living abroad, who form part of the Iranian society, the first seminar to study and identify problems of Iranians living abroad, entitled "Iranians Dialog" isto be held on July 12, 2000. Subjects and categories >>> DETAILS HERE

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* Awards for Journalism in the Middle East

Search for Common Ground and the European Centre for Common Ground request submissions for their annual competition to recognize and encourage journalism that contributes to better understanding between people in the Middle East >>> DETAILS HERE

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* Donations to journalists in Iran

To those who want to support the independent press and their laid off staff in Iran: You can send donations to a relative/friend in Iran and ask them to deposit to: Bank Saderat-e-Iran  Account # 1617  Branch Code: 2921 in Tehran (Palestine Enghelab Branch). People in Iran have so far (May 11) donated over 13 million tomans.

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