Azar Nafisi

Azar Nafisi is best known as the author of the international bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, an incisive exploration of the transformative powers of fiction in a world of tyranny.  Nafisi is a Visiting...

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Azar Nafisi to Speak on “Women, Culture, Human Rights: the case of Iran” at Second Lecture of New York Democracy Forum, April 20

Azar Nafisi, best-selling author of Reading Lolita in Teheran, will address the topic, "Women, Culture, Human Rights: The Case of Iran," at the second lecture of the New York Democracy Forum (NYDF) to be held at the Kaye Playhouse of Hunter College on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. The...

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Worth Reading (Nov. 4, 2014): Four New Books

Forum NewsThis issue of Worth Reading features four recent books by authors affiliated with the National Endowment for Democracy: NED Board and Research Council Member Francis Fukuyama's Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization...

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NED Welcomes 2017-18 Cohort of Penn Kemble Fellows

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce the...

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