Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Twenty Fifth International Conference of the Iranian Women's Studies Foundation

25th Annual Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation (IWSF) IWSF Conference 2014

The 25th Annual Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation (IWSF) Conference will be held on July 11 through 13, 2014 in Sherwood Auditorium. La Jolla. San Deigo

IWSF is a feminist non-profit organization with no affiliation to any political or religious group.

The theme of our IWSF 2014 SoCal Conference is
“Women for Change: Collaboration and Political Participation”

The conference will include paper and poster presentations, workshops, as well as invited talks.

Questions to be addressed:
* How women's experience of gender is shaped by socioeconomic status, language, ethnicity, etc.?
* How women can or should organize for change?
* What role does gender play in leadership?
* What are the opportunities, challenges, and effects of women's political participation?
* What role can the women's movement play in the political arena of Iran?
* What has the role of Iranian women in society and politics been after the revolution? Specifically, what have the impact of their achievements and challenges been?
* Who is responsible for gender equality? How can collaboration within the women's movement increase?
* What is the relationship between the women's movement and other movements? (Labor, ethnic and national, etc.) How can they collaborate?
* How can women contribute to peace and security? How are women impacted by lack of security and peace? What does security mean through a gender sensitive lens?

Please check our website for more info


Sherwood Auditorium
700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037

July 11-13 2014

Dr.Nayereh TohidiJanet Afary Kiana Karimi , Kaveh Kermanshahi ,Golnaz Amin, IWSF Conference 2014 , Azar Mazarei ,Leila Farjami , Laila Salartash ,Esha Momeni , Reza Rohani, Sara Naeini ,Bahram Beyzaie ,Huma Ahmed Ghosh , Shahla Taleb , Azam Bahrami,Sharareh Shahrokhi, Somayeh Rashidi ,Afsaneh Kalantari ,Ali Akbar Mahdi, Fatemeh Masjedi , will be presented in
25th Annual International Conference of the Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation (IWSF)

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