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human rights advocate

Ladan Boroumand

Ladan Boroumand is a historian and a human rights advocate. She studied political sociology and has a PhD in French history. Boroumand is currently research director of the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation, a US non-governmental organization which wants to promote civil rights education in her native country Iran, for instance by publishing Persian translations of classical works on democracy by John Locke and Vaclav Havel.

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 54

De passie voor geloof, dood en vrijheid

Speaker at


Freedom and Democracy

Civilization and Power

19 November 2004 9.00 - 20.00 Library of Congress, Washington