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Gender Dynamics in Contemporary Iran:Socio-Demographic Perspective

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Yaghoob Foroutan, Ph.D.

Dr. Yaghoob Foroutan, presenter. This seminar focuses on gender dynamics in Iran from a social and demographic perspective. This context has witnessed a wide range of socio-cultural and demographic changes over the past decades: more than a half-century of the Western-oriented Pahlavi monarchy, the 1979 Islamic Revolution,  Read more

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11th Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Max Strassfeld

The ancient world offers surprising insights into contemporary gender politics. Ancient Jewish texts describe a variety of sex and gender categories, which profoundly shaped Jewish ideas about law and gender beyond a simple binary. The flexible thinking in these texts shows us how to reassess our received narratives about the relationship between religion, gender, and law today. Read more