Iran’s Presidential Election and Its Aftermath
Some Personal Observations and Reflections
Program in Persian
August 9, 2009, 4:00 pm
110 Barrows Hall
University of California Berkeley
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Ali Ferdowsi was in Iran from the first week of June through the first week of July, watching and participating in the election and the protests that followed it. In this talk, he will share parts of his daily journals to give a personal and street-level experience of the events as they unfolded in real time. What was going on among the ordinary Iranians as an election that was poised to be a lukewarm event turned into a vast and passionate political drama?