Global Student Forum – IRAN PANEL

“At the occasion of the International Student’s day, on November 17th 2022, a group of academics spread across the planet, Faculty for Women, Life, Freedom, and the Global Student Forum (GSF) are organizing a live event to support the Iranian students, academics and high school students, and to discuss incoming coordinated actions. At the cost of their lives, Iranian students are at the frontline of the 2022 feminist and revolutionary movement which sparked in Iran after the murder of Mahsa Jina Amini on September 16th”.


3:00 – 3:15 PM: Welcome + Introduction [Arache Djannati-Ataï (CNRS, U Paris-Cité) & Chowra Makaremi (CNRS)] (10’)


3:15 – 3:30 PM: Decades long students’ struggle for freedom in Iran [Shahrzad Mojab, Toronto Univ.] (15’)


3:30 – 3:45 PM: Students & movements since 2000s, strengths and weaknesses [Niloofar Golkar, York U.] (15’)


3:45 – 4:05 PM: Almost live overview of students’ uprising in 2022 (20’) [Aïda Tavakoli, ENSA Versailles] Universities and schools in the uprising Crackdown/List of students arrested, killed, missing [source: @followupIran] Tactics of resistance


4:05 – 4:20 PM: Support from student unions world-wide (15’) Sebastian Berger, GSF Ex Director (3’) Antoine Bakhash, ESU, Human Rights & Solidarity Coordinator (3’) Ashlegh Pfunye, GSF SC – All Africa Student Union (3’) Alexander Seybal, OBESSU SC (3’) Ellen Dixon, GSF SC – National Union of Students, New Zealand (3’)


4:20 – 5:00 PM: Discussion panel on actions, (40’) Faculty For Women, Life Freedom Academic sanctions concerning the access of proven members of political, executive, judicial, media bodies… (and not Iranian academic institutions) Support networks for the reception of persecuted students & academics in Iran Launch of a petition for the release of political prisoners

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