The Week in Green, Season 2
After a short hiatus which saw the release of two special episodes, The Week in Green with Hamid Dabashi returned to its regular schedule this week with the release of a new episode featuring Akbar Ganji. A renowned journalist, scholar, and political activist, Akbar Ganji has been called “Iran’s preeminent political dissident.”
The Week in Green with Hamid Dabashi is a weekly online broadcast supporting the civil rights movement in Iran. The episodes touch on the latest relevant news from inside and outside of Iran and provides analysis the movement. The broadcast works “to keep the information channels open, sustain international focus on the struggles of the Iranian people, increase international understanding of Iranian society, encourage and unite those struggling for meaningful change, provide a platform for prominent intellectuals to address the movement, and, ultimately, realize the dream of a truly democratic Iran.”
Each episode involves three recurring segments: an informative segment reviewing the latest news and developments; an analytical segment offering topical insights into various aspects of the movement; and an inspirational conclusion to help sustain the momentum of the civil rights movement in Iran. The program includes news footage, expert interviews and panel discussions, and occasional special features. The show is broadcast and subtitled in both English and Persian.
[tubepress mode='playlist', playlistValue='B51B53134E3E69A6'] ABOUT “The Week in Green” From PBS.org Renowned Columbia University Iran scholar Hamid Dabashi debuted as the host of a new broadcast, “The Week in Green with Hamid Dabashi: A Window into the Iranian Civil Rights Movement,” today. The ten-minute weekly program aims to keep both domestic and diaspora Iranian, as well [...]