FORA.tv Speaker - Haleh Esfandiari

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Biography

Dr. Haleh Esfandiari is an Iranian American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues, contemporary Iranian intellectual currents and politics, and democratic developments in the Middle East, and she frequently writes, lectures, and organizes symposia on these topics. In 2007 she was detained, in solitary confinement, in Iran's Evin Prison for more than 110 days, between May 8 and August 21.

3 Programs

Esfandiari: Iranian Women Between Resistance & Repression

07.14.10 | 01:06:40 min | 0 comments

Negotiating with Iran: Wrestling the Ghosts of History

12.02.09 | 00:58:26 min | 1 comment

The World View Of Iran's Most Powerful Leader

03.11.08 | 01:31:30 min | 0 comments