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Salaam! Please join us for a Persian Circle talk on Tuesday, January 31 at 4:30pm with Dr. Elise Auerbach:

“Human Rights in Iran during a time of transition”

This talk will be in English.  

Elise Auerbach is the Iran country specialist for Amnesty International USA (AIUSA). She has been a member of AIUSA’s Middle East Coordination Group, which coordinates and monitors the work done by Amnesty International USA on the Middle East, since 1995. She earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. She produces materials on Iran for use by Amnesty International activists and the public and on the AIUSA web site, has written both public and internal documents for Amnesty International, has been quoted as an Amnesty International spokesperson on Iran in the media, has given interviews on CNN, Voice of America, NPR and PRI’s The World, and other media outlets, speaks at a variety of venues and has represented Amnesty International at press conferences. She works with Amnesty International staff and volunteers as well as partner organizations to organize events such as press conferences, rallies and seminars, as well as to plan and carry out campaigns and other actions. She has worked on numerous asylum and refugee cases from Iran. She is currently the acting chair of the Amnesty International USA Country Specialist Refugee Casework Committee which oversees all the work done by AIUSA on behalf of asylum seekers and those contesting removal based on the provisions of CAT. 

There will be tea & sweets!  

Tuesday, Jan. 31

4:30-6pm: Persian Circle talk (Pick Hall 218)

 (5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637) 

See you there,

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