Past Events

Date
Tue May 11th 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Zoom Webinar (Pacific Time)
Speaker:
Ameneh Youssefzadeh

As a crossroad of many different peoples, languages, and religions, Khorasan (along with Baghdad) was one of the two initial centers of Sufi or mystical thought and practice.

Date
Sat May 8th 2021, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Virtual Zoom Webinar (Pacific Time)
Speaker:
Naseeruddin Shah

Globally renowned actor Naseeruddin Shah will recite and discuss poems apposite to the current political moment in South Asia and the world.

Date
Thu May 6th 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Virtual Zoom Webinar (Pacific Time)
Speaker:
Nayanika Mookherjee

Conflict and Post-conflict situations are often marked by the urgency and need for reconciliation. But is reconciliation always linked to justice, peaceful processes or peaceful outcomes?

Date
Thu April 29th 2021, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Zoom
Speaker:
Betty Shamieh, Lou Hamou-Lhadj

Betty Shamieh, a leading Arab-American playwright and a Denning Visiting Artist at Stanford, will host a conversation and interview with Lou Hamou-Lhadj, an Academy Award Nominated Writer/Director…

Date
Thu April 22nd 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Location
Virtual Zoom Webinar (Pacific Time)
Speaker:
Maira Hayat, Mubbashir Rizvi, Rafay Alam

Ahmad Rafay Alam (Yale World Fellow 2014) is an environment lawyer and partner at Saleem, Alam & Co., a law firm specialization in the water, energy, natural resources and…