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Nature and Dynamics of Oppression, Empowerment, and Battle Against Oppression – Nader Saiedi

This talk, presented by Dr. Nader Saiedi and titled “Nature and Dynamics of Oppression, Empowerment and Battle Against Oppression”, was filmed at the Association for Baha’i Studies Conference in California in 2015.

Dr. Nader Saiedi is the Taslimi Foundation Professor of Baha’i Studies in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California. You can find out more about Dr. Nader Saiedi here.

We also interviewed Dr. Nader Saiedi on the Baha’i Blogcast. You can listen to those two episodes here:

Dr. Saiedi is the author of Logos and Civilization and Gate of the Heart.

You may be interested in these talks by Dr. Nader Saiedi found on Baha’i Blog:


The Association for Baha’i Studies (ABS) promotes the advanced study of the Baha’i Faith and its application to the needs of humanity, it holds an annual conference and sponsors seminars and symposia, engaging participants from all over North America. It publishes a peer-reviewed journal, The Journal of Baha’i Studies, occasional books and monographs, as well as other publications. It is also engaged in a number of initiatives to advance Baha’i studies among students and young adults and to stimulate broader interest in Baha’i studies.

You may also enjoy this Baha’i Blog video about the ABS conference: Baha’i Blog Attends the Association for Baha’i Studies Conference

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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