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EVENT: March 29, 2023 - Women, Life, Freedom: Whither Iran?

Please join Security in Context along with the OU Center for Peace and Development and the OU Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies for, "Women, Life, Freedom: Whither Iran?" a talk with Sohrab Behdad, Professor of Economics at Denison University.
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Woman, Life, Freedom: A Feminist Movement Reimagines the World

While there is a long history of feminist activism in Iran, this new movement is striking in its departure from the more pragmatic and reform-oriented campaigns of the last several decades. The uprising is not against Islam or the choice to wear hijab; rather the protestors are refusing conscription into regimes of patriarchal authority and gender-differentiated citizenship.
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Women as War Criminals- Dr. Izabela Steflja

Dr. Izabela Steflja discusses her co-authored book, Women as War Criminals.
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Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe on Women's Empowerment in Uganda

Activist and educator Sister Rosemary Nyirube speaks of her work with women in Northern Uganda, the various insecurities they face, and her work to empower women socially and economically.
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Women, Human Rights and Insecurity in Conflict and Post-Conflict Zones

Join the Oklahoma University Center for Peace and Development and Security in Context this Friday, February 5 (1-2 PM CST/ 2-3 PM US Eastern time) for a lecture with Dr. Izebela Steflja (Tulane University) on 'Women, Human Rights and Insecurity in Conflict and Post-Conflict Zones. The event will be moderated by Dr. Zermarie Deacon, Associate Professor of Human Relations, University of Oklahoma.