Rebel Optimist
 

Perween Rehman: The Rebel Optimist (a film by Mahera Omar)

Event: November 24, 2017, Room 420, Macdonald-Harrington Building, 2:00 to 3:30 PM

A documentary film on Perween Rahman, the Pakistani architect, urban planner and social activist who dedicated her life to serving the basic needs of the urban poor.

Introductory remarks by Professor Francois Crépeau, Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, and Professor Madhav Badami, School of Urban Planning and McGill School of Environment

The film will be followed by a Q&A session with Mr Fayyaz Baqir, O’Brien Fellow in Residence, McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.

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