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

Simple Economics but Complicated Politics? Chinese and Indian Relations with Iran

How important is Iran for China and India’s energy security? What role will the Belt and Road Initiative play? What are the immediate ramifications and what might we expect 5-10 years from now? China and India are the giants of Asia, having grown in geopolitical and economic importance over the last couple of decades. In… Read More Simple Economics but Complicated Politics? Chinese and Indian Relations with Iran