Women, Politics, and Social Transformation in Iran
Challenging Benevolence: Iranian Women's Revolutionary Movement for Rights in Iran and Beyond
Heated debates about the nature of the Iranian women's rights movement consider it variably as “protests,” “revolutionary movement” and “revolution.” In this talk, I explore what makes this movement revolutionary in Iran at this juncture. I further consider the significance of Iranian women's demands for rights in a broader, international context that serves as a challenge to widespread and multi-scalar efforts that favor benevolence and charity over rights.
Please RSVP to email@example.com