Monday, January 03, 2005

Philosophers for Tsunami

For those of you who live in the Bay Area: The proceeds of Javad Tabatabai's lectures will go to the victims of the December 26 Tsunami. A good way to help.
Here is the email I got today:
Seminars by Javad Tabatabai, prominent Iranian philosopher.

To get more information on the seminars and Dr. Tabatabai please check:


Please note change of location.

The proceeds of the seminars will go to the victims of Tsunami disaster.

The funds will be given to Doctors without Borders through “Iranian Society for Human Rights in Northern California” who are exploring fundraising activities to help in this catastrophe. To help in their efforts please contact koshesh@aol.com

The seminars will deal with current social, economic and political crises of Iranian society. Based on his new research on Iranian history, Dr. Tabatabai will discuss the principle of a new approach to the perennial problematic issues of the Iranian civilization.

Seminars are given in Persian language.

Date: Saturday, January 8, and Sunday, January 9, 2005

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
2:00 – 4:30 PM

Place: Language Studies International2015 Center StBerkeley, CA 94704

The two days of seminars are related but do cover different topics and may be attended separately.
Fee for each day is $75.00 (Students $50.00)

Sorry for the short notice. Space is limited. If you are interested, to reserve space,
please send an e-mail to: berkeleylectures@yahoo.com


The sidebar image is taken from Mahmoud Pakzad's "Old Tehran", Did Publishers, 1994. Thanks to Jahanshah Javid (www.iranian.com) for sharing it.

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