Dec 26-29, 2000 / Dey 6-9, 1379
| Business| Rights
* Protest: Picket "Convention of Muslim Students"
* Seminar: Trading with Iran, Long Beach
New Year party in DC
Googoosh fans for TV interview
* Art: Iranian art show in Toronto
* Art: Manzanar project, Tokyo
* Event: Largest Zoroastrian world gathering
* Community: Helping refugees in the Washington area
* Community: IIC member? Important notice
* Politics: Write a letter to Khatami
* Business: Work for consulting firm in Iran
* History: Mossadegh conference, Chicago
* Email: Iranian chemists mailing
* Community: Get involved: Iranian-Americans in New York
| Business| Rights
* Picket "Convention of Muslim Students" in Dallas
December 27, 2000 (Iranian Democratic Association of Dallas) -- The
Islamic regime's Interests Section is planning a gathering under the name
of "Convention of Muslim Students" in Dallas, Texas, on Dec.
We invite all representatives of the Dallas area news media to join
and cover this peaceful demonstration on Thursday December 28 between the
hours of 5:00-7:00 p.m. and again on Saturday 30th between the hours of
5:00 -7:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Grand hotel in Irving, Texas >>>
* Wanted: Googoosh fans for TV interview
Channel 4 News in Britain is making a short film about the Iranian pop
star Googoosh and her London concert at Wembley Arena on Jan 6th 2001.
The film-makers are interested in interviewing a small number of her
most devoted fans who have special memories of Googoosh and her music.
We are particularly interested to hear from UK-based Iranians >>> DETAILS
* 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 >>>
* New Year party in DC
Celebrate the NEW YEAR with us! The Iranian-American Cultural Association
invites you to celebrate the New Year! Join us for the festivities. PLACE
& ADDRESS: Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd Street, N.W., Washington,
D.C. Across the street from Blakie's restaurant and the Marriott Hotel.
Central Parking System available on 22nd Street with special rate for our
guests. Accessible on the Blue and Orange Metro Lines on Foggy Bottom station,
walking through Washington Circle and North on 22nd Street. 202-223-0378
* Manzanar project, Tokyo
Beyond Manzanar is a virtual reality art installation by Zara Houshmand
and Tamiko Thiel, showing December 12-25, 2000 at the Metropolitan
Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan. >>>
* Largest Zoroastrian world gathering
(Houston, TX -- December 1, 2000) This coming New Year season, Houston
will host the Zoroastrian religion's largest world gathering: The Seventh
World Zoroastrian Congress, from December 28, 2000 to January 1, 2001.
Over 2,000 scholars, artists, athletes, and participants from the U.S.
and around the world will convene at Houston's JW Marriott hotel.
* 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 >>>
* Trading with Iran, Long Beach
The Iranian Trade Association & the World Trade Center Association
Los Angeles-Long Beach Present "Trading With Iran: A New Beginning"
January 10, 2001 8:30 10:30 a.m. Long Beach, CA World Trade Center
Long Beach Conference Theatre, One World Trade Center Long Beach, CA 90831
Tel 1+ 562-495-7070 Fax 1+ 562-495-7071 $35 for WTCA or ITA members &
$50 for non-members. For more details contact ITA at 858-554-1220 or visit
us on line at www.IranianTrade.org
* IIC member? Important notice
Are you a member of IIC? If so, we have a very important message for
you: Our mail server has crashed and IIC's entire email list has vanished.
Please re-initiate your membership using the Join function at ww.iic.org, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE notify all your IIC friends to do the same. Please accept our apologies
for the inconvenience.
* Write a letter to Khatami
Lawyer and freelance writer Anthony Dennis is serving as editor of a
collection of letters to President Mohammad Khatami to be published in
2001 by Wyndham Hall Press. You are invited to submit their own letters
to Pres. Khatami for consideration >>>
* Work for consulting firm in Iran
Atieh Bahar Consulting, Iran's leading strategic consulting firm is
looking for a few young, dynamic persons to join its growing team. Three
positions are currently open in the firm: 2 consultants and 1 executive
secretary. The consultant positions require the following qualifications
* 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 >>>
* Iranian chemists mailing list
Take a few minuets and subscribe to the Iranian Chemists mailing list.
Send a message with nothing in the subject line to <email@example.com>.
Then any note sent to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
will automatically be sent to all those on the list. This is the efforts
of our very own Dr. M. Ahmadian of the Iranian Chemists' Association of
the ACS who is reviving our communication platform.
* 2nd Iranian forum, Washington DC
You are kindly invited to take part in the second Iranian American community
forum aimed at finding tangible ways that we, Iranian Americans in DC,
can contribute to development in Iran. The meeting will take place on THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 30 AT 6:30 PM. Location: The 2nd floor meeting room at Tenley/Friendship
Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave. (202-282-3090) >>>
* Get involved: Iranian-Americans in New York
This is an open invitation to Iranians (anyone, really) who lives in
the Nork York City area who would be interested in working on a creative
collaborative project focusing on some cultural aspects of the Iranian-American
The goal of this project is to write, act out, and film/record facets
of the Iranian experience in the US. If you are smart, funny, creative,
uninhibited, and willing to get together At Least twice a month, get a
hold of me. If you are all that AND you have a camcorder, definitely get
at me! >>>
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