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Jan 29-Feb 2, 2001 / Bahman 10-14, 1379

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* Lecture: Afshin Molavi, Washington DC


* Book: Milani on Hoveyda, Stanford
Fundraising: Ghelichkhani in Berkeley
Event: Iranica gala 2001, Washongton
Politics: Jebheh Melli on state & religion, Colorado
Charity: Helping Iranian children
Conference: Technology conference, Isfahan
Charity: Fundraiser for children's foundation

* Art: Tanavoli's lecture & books, Vancouver
Conference: Persian poetry conference, London

* Support: Help Internet connection in deprived areas
* Art: Iranian art show in Toronto
Community: Helping refugees in the Washington area

* History: Mossadegh conference, Chicago

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* Afshin Molavi lecture, Washington DC

"Democracy, Pink Floyd, and Green Cards: What Young Iranians Want"

Speaker: Afshin Molavi, journalist and writer.
Date/Time: February 8, 2001 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. 5th Floor Conference Room >>> DETAILS

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* Milani on Hoveyda, Stanford

Stanford Bookstore Presents: A Booksigning with Abbas Milani, Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at the college of Notre Dame and Author of The Persian Sphinx: Amir Abbas Hoveyda and the Riddle of the Iranian Revolution.

Date: Wednesday February 7, 2001
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Stanford University Bookstore White Plaza Stanford, CA 94305

The Persian Sphinx is the tale of the enthralling life and tragic death of Amir Abbas Hoveyda, Iran's Prime Minister from 1965-1978. Hoveyda was a central figure in the historic struggle between modernity and tradition in Iran. He embodied the aspirations, accomplishments and the failures of a whole generation of Iranian technocrats, who sought to free Iran from the travails of poverty and repression and guide it into the modern age.

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* Ghelichkhani in Berkeley

An evening with Parviz Ghelichkhani, the former captain of the Iranian national soccer team. Parviz Ghelichkhani is the director and editor-in-chief of Arash. The purpose of this gathering is fundraising for Arash, a Persian bimonthly review of cultural, social and political affairs published since 1991 >>> DETAILS

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* Iranica gala 2001, Washongton

A benefit gala for the Encyclopaedia Iranica is to be held in Washington, D.C. at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel on Friday, March 2, 2001. The theme of the event is "East and West: A Cultural Celebration." There will be both a live and silent auction run by the Christi's auction house. Seven distinguished individuals will be presented with the following awards >>> DETAILS

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* Jebheh Melli on state & religion, Colorado

Colorado Persian Society is inviting Jebheye Melli's US representative, Mr. Kambiz Ghaem-Magham to give a talk on Friday, Feb. 9, 2001. The title of the talk is: "Evolution of Iranian National Front's positions towards the relationship of state and religion". It will be held at Aurora's Community College. This will be the first of a series of talks given in order to study the Iranian situation as our country enters another critical period in its history >>> DETAILS

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* Helping Iranian children

The Foundation for the Children of Iran was founded in the United States in 1991 by a small group of Iranian immigrants. The purpose of The Foundation is to enable children from Iran or of Iranian origin to receive health care services in the United States. The Foundation attempts to provide medical services to indigent children where there is a reasonable chance of a reduction in morbidity or mortality. Further, The Foundation provides those services that are available in the United States, but are not available in Iran.

Our 2001 Norooz (Persian New Year) fundraising event and celebration is being held at Tyson Corner's Ritz Carlton Hotel in Virginia. Date: Friday March 16, 2001 Time: 7:00 p.m. Admission: $150.00 Location: Tyson Corner- Ritz Carlton Hotel, Vienna, Virginia. >>> DETAILS

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* Technology conference, Isfahan


The Society of Iranian Professionals (SIP), in collaboration with Isfahan's Office of Mayor and Isfahan University of Technology, is proud to organize a conference on "Technology & Urban Development" in Isfahan, Iran >>> DETAILS

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* Fundraiser for children's foundation

McLean, VA., Jan. 15, 2001- A 2500-year-old tradition, the observance of vernal equinox as the beginning of a New Year, will be celebrated by the Foundation for the Children of Iran and 800 of the Foundations supporters on March 16, 2001 at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner >>> DETAILS

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* Tanavoli's lecture & books, Vancouver

Renowned sculptor Parviz Tanavoli will be holding a lecture at the Vancouver Museum on Sunday January 21 from 3-5 pm entitled: Lion in art and culture. Tanavoli also has two new books: "Parviz Tanavoli Sculptor Writer & Collector," (2000, Iranian Art Publishing) a comprehensive book with some 360 color plates, and "Persian Flatweaves" with 300 illustrations.

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* Persian poetry conference, London

Modern Persian Poetry: Poetry of Iran and the Persian speaking world. A three day conference, London, 17 - 19 May 2001. Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London

The aim of this conference is to look at recent studies on modern poetry as one of the most dynamic varieties of Persian literary form, and in a comparative literature context >>> DETAILS

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* Help Internet connection in deprived areas

The Science and Arts Foundation is non-profit independent organisation. Its general policy is to select model state schools in deprived areas of Iran and provide them with modern computer sites and Internet access. In its first year of activities in Iran, SAF completed this project for 19 schools in Tehran, Shahre-Ray and Varamin. SAF needs your support >>> DETAILS

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* Iranian art show in Toronto

A multidisciplinary exhibition in Tornoto (January 13 - February 17, 2001) , Trans/Planting brings together nine Iranian artists whose works engage the problematics of nationality, history, gender and sexuality through diverse practices ranging from photography and painting to installation and digital media >>> DETAILS

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* Helping refugees in the Washington area

When I took on heading the project of supporting the Iranian refugees in the Washington area, it was because no one else volunteered. The next day it hit me how perfect our decision was to support this group as an immediate project. I talked with Paul Johnson, a very active volunteer and Sonia LaFountain, volunteer coordinator/ resource developer with IRC (International Rescue Committee which was founded by Albert Einstein in 1933). These are the immediate needs >>> DETAILS HERE

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* Mossadegh conference, Chicago

Seminar in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Dr. Mossadegh's Government in May 2001 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

For this reason, a bilingual (Persian and English) seminar will be held in May 2001 in Chicago, Illinois. A number of experts on Iran and Dr. Mossadegh's era will present their views in this seminar >>> DETAILS HERE

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