List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2008-12-02

    Talk by Mrs. Bahadorzadeh at Stanford University

    Bay Area - Peninsula Tuesday - December 2, 2008     07:00 PM

    map of location: http://campus-map.stanford.edu/index.cfm?ID=03-300


    Guest: Mrs. Bahadorzadeh

    Mrs. Ashraf Ghandehari Bahadorzadeh has founded the Kahrizak Foundation and through the tireless efforts of herself and thousands of volunteers, she has transformed the lives of thousands of physically handicapped Iranians. She used the modern concept of social entrepreneurship, that combines philanthropy and business acumen, to not only lift the social stigma of physical handicap, but made each individual a proud, self-assured, and productive member of the community. She is visiting California to also receive the annual Volunteerism and Action Award from PARSA Community Foundation. The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies at Stanford University is grateful to PARSA CF for facilitating Mrs. Bahadorzadeh's journey to California. Here is our chance to show our community's appreciation to a woman of singular accomplishment and learn about her life.

    "A Conversation with Mrs. Bahadorzadeh"

    Tuesday, December 2
    7- 9 pm
    Location: Cubberley Auditorium

    Map: http://campus-map.stanford.edu/index.cfm?ID=03-300
    Closest parking is at the Oval. Look for Lasuen Mall (located to your left, if facing Memorial Church).

    Reza @ National Geographic Live!

    Washington DC Tuesday - December 2, 2008     07:30 PM

    This distinguished Iranian photographer and humanitarian is renowned for his ability to capture dramatic, paradoxically beautiful images from some of the world's most troubled places. This event celebrates the release of Reza's new National Geographic Focal Point book, Reza: War + Peace, a retrospective of thirty years of memorable work. Author/Journalist Sebastian Junger ( The Perfect Storm) wrote the introduction to this book and will join him on stage. Reza is also the founder of Aïna, a nonprofit organization created to foster a strong and free press, cultural expression and education in Afghanistan and other places rebuilding after war and conflict.

    Copies of Reza War + Peace will be available for sale and signing after the presentation.

    more info : http://www.nationalgeographic.com/nglive/washingtondc/f2008/focal/reza.html
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