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MECo: Gender and Sexuality in the Iranian Shi’a Discourse
28/03/2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00
The Middle East Committee invites you to a screening of Tanaz Eshaghian’s “Be Like Others”; A documentary about trans people in Iran.
It explores issues of gender and sexual identity while following the personal stories of some of the patients at a Tehran gender reassignment clinic.
The screening will be followed by a presentation and discussion on the topic of Gender and Sexuality in the Iranian Shia’ Discourse by Shekoufeh Behbehani, PhD researcher on Cinema and Gender Politics in Contemporary Iran at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, UVA.
Everyone is welcome, looking forward to an informative and engaging event!