Political developments in Syria and the region: Observations from the ground in conflict resolution practice

Political developments in Syria and the region: Observations from the ground in conflict resolution practice

Saturday March 23, 7:30-9:00 PM
Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy is proud to present a lecture by Dr. Marc Gopin on “Political developments in Syria and the region: Observations from the ground in conflict resolution practice”.

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The Politics of Gender and Democracy in Iran: Between Rights and Honor

The Politics of Gender and Democracy in Iran: Between Rights and Honor

March 10th
5:00- 7:00PM
Lecture by: Dr. Ziba Mir-Hosseini
The celebration of the international women’s day, Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy present a lecture on “the politics of gender and democracy in Iran: Between rights and honor by Dr. Ziba Mir-Hosseini. Since the 1979 Revolution, Iranian politics has conventionally been viewed as a polarized conflict between ‘secular’ and ‘Islamic’ ideologies. She argue that this view has masked the real battle, which has been between despotism and patriarchy, on the one hand, and democracy and feminism, on the other.

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Globalization & Social Movement around the World

Globalization & Social Movement around the World

January 20- 5:00-7:00pm
Location: 281 Concord Ave., Cambridge MA 02138
The Celebration of Martin Luther King the Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy presents a lecture on Globalization & Social Movement by Aram Hessami; Dr. Hessami’s specialization is in Western Political Thought and Post-modern philosophy. His research and publications are focused on Democratic Transition, Discourse Theory and Social Change

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Mexico’s 30-day lesson in democracy

Mexico’s 30-day lesson in democracy

On June 10, at 11:30 in the morning, Mexico City’s Zócalo Plaza began to fill with people wearing creative outfits and carrying posters and signs. Yo Soy 132 academics, Yo Soy 132 artists, the “free journalists 132” and everyday citizens —retirees, children, mothers and entire families — arrived from every corner of the huge plaza.

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AFGHAN ADVOCATES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

AFGHAN ADVOCATES FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

the US and NATO should have a strong commitment in supporting democracy and protecting women and civil rights in Afghanistan. Similar to the US, the NATO member countries should enter into a written specified agreement with Afghanistan to secure their support beyond 2014.

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(Global Encounters: Studies in Comparative Political Theory)

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Editor: Ramin Jahanbegloo

Contributors:

Payam Akhavan, Sohrab Behdad, Mehrzad BoroujerdiYousefi EshkevariAkbar GanjiNader HashemiFarhad KhosrokhavarAmin Reza KoohestaniMojtaba Mahdavi, Omid Memarian, Haideh

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Nonviolent Strategies and the Future of Iran

Nonviolent Strategies and the Future of Iran

Oct. 20
Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy Inc. & BU’s Iranian Student Organization presents a panel discussion on: Nonviolent Strategies and the Future of Iran, This event is free and open to public. The language of the event is English. Join us and invite your friends to the event.

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Democracy and Ethnic Groups

Democracy and Ethnic Groups

Oct. 14, In this lecture, Arash Naraghi, Professor of philosophy and religion at Moravian College, will discuss on democracy and ethnic groups. Violence against religious and ethnic minorities and role of democracy to resolve this problem are the main topics of his lectures.

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The Green Movement and Nonviolent Struggle for Democratic Iran

The Green Movement and Nonviolent Struggle for Democratic Iran

June 17, Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy Inc. and MIT’s Center for International Studies will present a lecture on the Green Movement and Nonviolent Struggle for Democratic Iran.
Lecture by:

Dr. Ardeshir Amirarjmand,

Representative of Mousavi, leader of the Green Movement

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Justice and Democratic Future of Iran

Justice and Democratic Future of Iran

April 19

Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy Inc. & BU’s Iranian Student Organization Present: Justice and Democratic Future of Iran, Lecture by Dr. Payam Akhavan, Followed by Free Screening of The Green Wave, Film by Ali Samadi Ahadi; Q&A with the director follows the screening.

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