Föreläsning: Antikens Persien

Det persiska akemeniderriket (550-330 f.Kr.) var en politisk och ekonomisk stormakt; ett mer än tvåhundraårigt välde som under sin glansperiod rymde de gamla flodkulturerna i Mesopotamien, Indus och Egypten. Det omvandlade hela området från den grekiska övärlden i väst till Centralasien i öst till ett sammanhängande handelsområde med väl fungerande infrastruktur och penningekonomi. Under storkungarna… Read More Föreläsning: Antikens Persien

Lecture: Royal and Religious Iconography on Ancient Iranian Coins

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Dr Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis (The British Museum) entitled: Royal and Religious Iconography on Ancient Iranian Coins Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis is responsible for the British Museum’s collection of pre-Islamic Iranian coins (from the third century BC until the middle of the seventh century… Read More Lecture: Royal and Religious Iconography on Ancient Iranian Coins

Lecture: History in an unpublished epic from the Safavid era

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Dr. Nozhat Ahmadi (University of Isfahan) entitled: Revāyat-e tārikh dar manzume-i montasher-nashode az asr-e safavi (History in an unpublished epic from the Safavid era) Nozhat Ahmadi is Associate Professor of History at University of Isfahan. She is a specialist in Safavid history… Read More Lecture: History in an unpublished epic from the Safavid era

Lecture: Zauq (taste) in Persian: Between the Visual and the Culinary

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Dr. Susan Babaie (The Courtauld Institute of Art) entitled: Zauq (taste) in Persian: Between the Visual and the Culinary Sussan Babaie is an Iranian-American art historian and curator. She attended the University of Tehran’s Faculty of Fine Arts until the revolution of… Read More Lecture: Zauq (taste) in Persian: Between the Visual and the Culinary

Summer School in Iranian Studies and Persian Language

Call for Applications Summer School in Iranian Studies and Persian Language under the supervision of Professor Mehdi Mohaghegh University of Tehran 16 to 28 August 2019 Introduction Iran is an ancient land in the Middle East placed in a significant part of the world having an ancient heritage called ‘A Cradle of Civilization’. Iran’s prosperous historical civilization,… Read More Summer School in Iranian Studies and Persian Language

From Oral to Written: A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Iranian Languages Title: From Oral to Written: A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives Doctoral student: Jaroslava Obrtelová Wakhi is one of the endangered Pamir languages belonging to the East Iranian group of Indo-European. A total of around 72,000 Wakhi speakers live in the border areas of four countries: Tajikistan,… Read More From Oral to Written: A Text-linguistic Study of Wakhi Narratives