Wednesday, March 28, 2007

IAAB's Third International Conference on Iranian Diaspora-NYC

I am on the committee of this conference and I hope my friends and my blog's readers consider coming to our conference and supporting the conference through their contributions or simply by spreading the word! I hope to see many of you there! In addition to the email address that is provided in the press release, feel free to also contact me with any questions about the conference or about Iranian Alliances Across Borders.

IAAB Opens Registration for Third International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora

Washington D.C. – Building upon the success of its two previous Conferences, Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) announced this week the opening of registration for its Third International Conference on the Iranian Diaspora to be held April 28-29, 2007 at New York University's Kimmel Center in New York, NY.

Through a combination of panels and workshops, the 2007 Conference will bring together academics, journalists, artists, activists, students, and community leaders from across the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Japan, and Iran to discuss issues pertinent to the international Iranian diaspora community.

The speakers will convene in New York to address issues such as media and cultural expression, transnational collaborations, the implications of self-perception and representation, Persian language learning, diasporic literature, and the changing needs and duties of the Iranian diaspora community in trying political climates.

IAAB is a non-partisan, non-profit volunteer organization with a young, dedicated staff spread across the United States, Europe and Iran. The mission of the organization is to address issues of the Iranian diaspora community while raising awareness of the Iranian community, promoting leadership, and connecting Iranians across borders.

Students with a valid student ID and student groups of five or more will be eligible for a discount on conference fees. To view the complete Conference schedule and registration information, please visit the Conference website at Please note that registration is limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

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