Iranian Studies

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The purpose of these monthly gatherings is to present and promote new research in Iranian studies from pre- Islamic times to the present. The seminar provides an opportunity for scholars and researchers in the greater metropolitan area to meet regularly and exchange views and discuss the topics of their research interests.

Dr. Mahnaz Moazami

Mr. Mohsen Ashtiyani

Navid Zarrinnal

Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.



01/24/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
In Search of Modern Iran
Abbas Amanat, Yale University

02/28/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
The Early History of the Arsacids: Some New Insights
Marek Jan Olbrycht, Institute for Advanced Study

04/25/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
Persian Manuscripts and the Meaning of Masterpiece
Marianna Shreve Simpson, University of Pennsylvania