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My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran

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Iranian-born Haleh Esfandiari is director of the Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. She has lived in the United States since 1980, but in 2006 was arrested and incarcerated in Iran while visiting her mother. She tells the story of her arrest, imprisonment, and eventual release.

Format: Lecture
Length: 26

Presenter(s): Haleh Esfandiari

Date: September 30, 2009

Location: Gasson 100

Sponsor(s): Political Science Department; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Center for Human Rights and International Justice; Islamic Civilization and Societies Program

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/esfandiari/

The information on this page is accurate as of September 2009