Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies
in collaboration with
The Office of Ali Ehsassi, MP
Reflections on the Women, Life, Liberty Movement
by Canadian and European Parliamentarians
Sunday, 26 March 2023, 10:00 a.m.-12 p.m. Easter Time (Canada and The US)
Zoom Meeting Registration:
Ali Ehsassi has served as the Member of Parliament from the Toronto riding of Willowdale since 2015. He is a member of the Liberal Caucus, and currently serves as the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament.
Azadeh Rojhan-Gustafsson has served as a member of Swedish Parliament since 2014 and as a member of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly.
Alireza Akhondi (Sweden) was elected a member of the Swedish Parliament in 2018, and serves as a member of the Center Party caucus.
Darya Safaei (Belgium) was elected as a federal Member of Parliament to the Belgian House of Representatives in 2019, and currently serves as a member of the Foreign and Defence Committees.
Danial Ilkhanipour has been a Member of Parliament (Hamburg State) since 2015 and the Spokesman for Europe and International Affairs. He also represents Hamburg as a Member of the “Congress of Regions” in Brussels.
Behnoosh Behnamnia is an Iranian-style violinist, kamancheh soloist, and founder of the Eastern Sunrise Ensemble, currently studying Music Technology and Digital Media at the University of Toronto.
Naghmeh Farahmand is a Persian percussionist with a recent debut solo CD, “Unbound,” and instructional DVD, “The Iranian Daf,” followed by “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Refuge” Albums.
Marzieh Rahimzadeh is an award-winning Santoor virtuoso and a graduate of Music performance from Art university, Tehran.