Symposia Iranica – Third Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies

Hosted by the University of Cambridge, 11-12 April 2017
***Call for Papers Deadline: 02 December 2016***

Symposia IranicaApplications are warmly invited for papers that relate to any aspect of Iranian studies in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences. This includes but is by no means limited to: prehistory through to contemporary history and historiography; anthropology; archaeology; cultural heritage and conservation; social and political theory; Diaspora studies; ecology and the environment; economics; historical geography; history of medicine; art and architecture history; education; international relations and political science; epigraphy; languages, literature, linguistics and philology; new media and communication studies; philosophy; religions and theology; classical studies; sociology; film studies and the performing arts. Comparative themes and interdisciplinary approaches are also very welcome. All proposals undergo peer review.

Symposia Iranica is the biennial international graduate conference on Iranian studies. We bring together students and early career scholars to celebrate, encourage and stimulate their interest and engagement with the field, and seek to deliver a rounded, academically and professionally enriching experience that will have a real impact on the thinking, output and career progression of our participants.

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We gratefully acknowledge the support and sponsorship of the British Institute of Persian Studies, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation, Pembroke College, Cambridge, the Cambridge Shahnama Centre for Persian Studies, the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, the Ancient India and Iran Trust, I.B.Tauris Publishers, Brill Academic Publishers, and the Symposia Iranica Trust for Emerging Scholars.

Armin Yavari, FRSA
Founding Chair, Symposia Iranica

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