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Lecture With Iranian-American Journalist Roxana Saberi

Graphic cover of "Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran" by Roxana Saberi.

Above: Graphic cover of "Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran" by Roxana Saberi.

Roxana Saberi is a young Iranian-American journalist with first-hand knowledge of Iranian society and events. She will give a talk at UCSD about her newly-released book, "Between Two Worlds," and discuss human rights, Iran’s prisoners of conscience, and the lessons she learned from her cellmates about overcoming adversity.

Saberi moved to Iran in 2003 to work as the Iran correspondent for the U.S.–based Feature Story News. She filed reports for organizations such as NPR, BBC, ABC Radio, and Fox News, and was working on a book about Iranian society when she was arrested on January 31, 2009. She was released on May 11, 2009.

*Books will be available for signing and purchase after the talk.

Contact: Professor Babak Rahimi— brahimi@ucsd.edu or by phone (858) 534-4618.

Location: University of California San Diego, Price Center West Theater, 9500 Gillman Drive, San Diego, CA 92093. Google Map

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