Satrapi made Doctor Honoris Causa at UCL

Satrapi made Doctor Honoris Causa at UCL
by Darius Kadivar

Marjane Satrapi author/director of the book and film adaptation of Persepolis was honored last February with a Doctorate conferred by the Prestigious Belgian University: UCL ( L’Université Catholique de Louvain). In absentia due to an unfortunate illness ( probably a cold) she was represented by her Swedish husband Mattias Riba who accepted the Award on her behalf.


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Other Doctorate Honoris Causa were: 

Paolo Dall'Oglio: Italian Jesuit Priest who founded a religious catholic community in Damas, Syria 
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im: Professsor at the Emory University of Atlanta and former director of the African department of Human Rights Watch 
Sari Nusseibeh: Palestinian University Professor and Chair of the Al-Quds University in Jerusalem 


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