A panel discussion with Dr. Ardeshir Babaknia, Dr. Jaleh Pirnazar, and Reza Goharzad, Journalist
Sunday, January 27, 2013
121 Dodd Hall
*Lecture in Persian
Ari Babaknia, M.D. is a Johns Hopkins trained physician who is currently the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health. In addition to his publications in the medical field, his work includes few books related to the Judaism in Farsi:
Jewish Contribution to Human Civilization 1972
Jewish Winners of the Nobel Prize 1992
In the past fifteen years Dr. Babaknia has dedicated his life and efforts in writing and editing an extensive 4 volumes historical documentary account chronicling the different aspects of Holocaust in Farsi:
Book 1: The Holocaust: “Men’s Inhumanity to Men"
Book 2: America’s Response to the Holocaust
Book 3: The World’s Response to the Holocaust
Book 4: End of the Holocaust and liberation of the Nazi camps, Documents, Personalities and Events Around the Holocaust
Dr. Babaknia is currently working on a 2-volume book in English which aims to capture and convey the emotions experienced during the Holocaust by both victims and perpetrators titled: The Holocaust: Capturing the Emotions.
Jaleh Pirnazar, Ph. D., Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
Reza Goharzad is a Journalist for KRIN670AM.
Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
For more information please contact
Tel: (310) 825-1181
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies of UCLA