Fri, 06/11/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas
NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas: An intriguing dialogue with Professor Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University, and Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto
Ramin Jahanbegloo was born in Tehran, Iran. He has a doctorate in philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, France where he lived for twenty years. He was a post-doctorate fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.
Jahanbegloo's intellectual activity focuses on fostering constructive dialogue between divergent cultures. He has written numerous books and articles in Persian, English and French on the subject of Western philosophy and modernity.