MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and UQAM's Institute for Feminist Research and Studies (IREF) invite the public to a prestigious conference by an international authority on women's status in the Middle East, Professor Haideh Moghissi, from York University in Toronto. The conference is part of the Trudeau Lecture series, for which UQAM is the only stop in Quebec this year.
WHAT: Trudeau Lecture: "The return of the sacred and politics of cultural differences"
WHO: Haideh Moghissi is a Trudeau fellow and a professor of sociology and women's studies at York University in Toronto. She was one of the founders of the Iranian National Union of Women and a member of its first executive and editorial boards before leaving Iran in 1984.
WHEN: Wednesday, 3 October, at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Amphithéâtre du Cœur des sciences (SH-2800), UQAM 200 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal
Press Release: http://www.salledepresse.uqam.ca/communiques-de-presse-2012/2747-trudeau-lecture-at-uqam-women-islamism-and-progress-as-per-an-iranian-canadian-professor-haideh-moghissi-from-york-university-.html
For further information:
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation
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Communications Services, UQAM
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