Thesis defense in Iranian Languages: Participant Reference in Three Balochi Dialects

On March 30, Maryam Nourzaei will defend her doctoral thesis Participant Reference in Three Balochi Dialects. Male and Female Narrations of Folktales and Biographical Tales. The defense act is publicly open, and starts at 14.15 in Ihresalen, Department for Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University. Faculty opponent is Associate Professor Henrik Liljegren, Stockholm University. Description of thesis: The aim of the… Read More Thesis defense in Iranian Languages: Participant Reference in Three Balochi Dialects

Call for Abstracts: Implications of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Implications of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran Conference at the University of Copenhagen 3rd to 4th of April 2017 The Iran Nuclear Agreement – concluded between Iran and the permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany and the European Union – allows for the economic, political and social re-integration of that country into the… Read More Call for Abstracts: Implications of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Utlysning: Kurs på forskarutbildningsnivå, hösten 2017

Svenska Forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul (SFII) har genom åren erfarenhet av att organisera och assistera vid olika slags kurser, däribland USI-kurser och sommarkurser. Mot bakgrund av SFII:s ämnesmässiga bredd och att institutet främjar interdisciplinärt samarbete, mobilitet och internationalisering, bjuder institutet in till att organisera och genomföra en kurs på forskarutbildningsnivå. Den ska behandla temata som vanligtvis… Read More Utlysning: Kurs på forskarutbildningsnivå, hösten 2017

Symposia Iranica – Third Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies

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*** Applications 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… Read More Symposia Iranica – Third Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies

Temadag: Antikens Persien

Föreningen Svenska Atheninstitutets vänner inbjuder i samarbete med Institutionen för Historiska Studier vid Göteborgs universitet till en temadag om antikens Persien. Det blir två framträdanden med mellanliggande paus. 14.00 Kyros den store: en okänd fredsfurste Ashk Dahlén, docent vid Uppsala universitet 15:30 Slaget vid Salamis Mikael Johansson, docent i grekiska vid Göteborgs universitet Tid: lör den… Read More Temadag: Antikens Persien

Symposium: The Function and Semantics of the Perfect in Indo-European Languages

The perfect occupies a special place within the verb systems of the world’s languages. It typically expresses features associated with tense, aspect, and aktionsart. As such, the perfect defies reduction to explanation within the parameters of a single grammatical category. It is this tendency that makes the perfect so difficult to define on the one… Read More Symposium: The Function and Semantics of the Perfect in Indo-European Languages