Salaam Iran: Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde (Iran/Sweden) in conversation with Liraz Charhi


Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde was born in Iran, and as a child fled to Sweden with herparents. She is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics, and, among other pursuits, founded a nonprofit organization to fight against marginalization in society. Her second novel, “What We Owe,” relates the story of Nahid, an Iranian woman who flees her country after Khomeini’s rise to power. The book won literary awards, The Times designated it a “masterpiece,” and it was translated into 25 languages. Hashemzadeh Bonde will talk with actor and singer Liraz Charhi about refugees and immigration, the longing for the bygone Iran, the current turmoil in Iran and the Hijab Protest, and about her life, which she divides among literature, business, and social activism.

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