The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is pleased to announce the program for the 1st Triennial Iranian Studies Conference. The Conference will take place March 30 at the University of Oslo, Norway.
|8.50||Welcome address by Ashk Dahlén, President|
Persian Language and Literature
Chair: Helena Bani-Shoraka
|9.00||Language and Literature: Early Persian Interactions keynote speech|
|Bo Utas (Uppsala University)|
|9.40||Imaging India in Buf-e Kur|
|Syed Akhtar Husain (Jawaharlal Nehru University)|
|10.30||Identity, Space and Mobility in Goli Taraqqi’s “Man Che Guevara hastam”|
|Goulia Ghardashkhani (Phillips-Universität Marburg)|
|11.00||Koroshi: A Linguistic and Anthropological Overview|
|Maryam Nourzaei & Carina Jahani (Uppsala University)|
Iranian Religions and Myths
Chair: Anders Widmark
|12.30||Iran og den Mosaiska distinksjonen|
|Michael Stausberg (University of Bergen)|
|13.00||Azdahāg and the Fenriswolf – Eschatological Myth in Comparison|
|14.10||Project Reconstruction Saighanchi in Afghanistan|
|Syed Sibtain (Sydney University of Technology)|
Modern History and Politics
Chair: Bjørn Olav Utvik
|14.50||The Historiography of Politics in Modern Iran keynote speech|
|Fakhreddin Azimi (University of Connecticut)|
|15.30||Modernity Revisited: The Need for a Fresh Reassessment of Modernist Discourse in Iran|
|Daryoush Mohammad Poor (University of Westminister)|
|16.10||Ideological Underpinning of the Green Movement: Jamʽiyat-e Towhid va Taʽāvun|
|Kjetil Selvik (University of Oslo)|
|16.40||Few Notes on Conceptual History of Democracy in Iran|
|Yadullah Shahibzadeh (University of Oslo)|
|17.10||Discursive Strategies in the Pro-Constitutionalist Media (1906–1911)|
|Roya Veyseh (University of Limgos)|
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The Georg Sverdrup House was named after the first director of the University of Oslo Library – Georg Sverdrup – and was opened in 1999. At the same time the Humanities and Social Sciences Library moved in to the building. With its 2.800.000 books, it is the largest academic library in Norway.
The Conference is open to the public and free of charge. If you wish to attend the Conference please registrate by notifying the Secretary no later than 25 March. All participants are required to submit a registration.
The Conference is sponsored by Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture (Instituttet for sammenlignende kulturforskning, Oslo) and Fritt Ord Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you in Oslo!