Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Dr. Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Laureate and the first woman president of Tehran’s city court, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Ebadi’s Lecture is entitled “Human Rights in the Muslim World.”

To commemorate the event, a small sampling of Dr. Ebadi’s scholarly writing is on display in the Foreign and International Law collection area on L1 of the law library. Dr. Ebadi has written prolifically on the protection of fundamental human rights, particularly in relation to rights of women, children and the politically marginalized. 

Selections of her scholarly publications are as follows:

History and documentation of human rights in Iran / by Shirin Ebady ; translated from Persian by Nazila Fathi (2000)

Democracy, human rights, and Islam in modern Iran : psychological, social, and cultural perspectives / edited by Uichol Kim, Henriette Singing Aasen & Shirin Ebadi (2003)

Iran awakening : a memoir of revolution and hope / Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni (2006)

Refugee rights in Iran / Shirin Ebadi ; translated by Banafsheh Keynoush (2008)

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