Lecture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity

Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the lecture of Professor Richard Payne entitled: “Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity” to be held in room 9-3042, Engelska parken, Uppsala University, on November 21, at 10:00-12.00 am. Richard Payne is Professor in history at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the… Read More Lecture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity

Lecture on the Pamir languages

Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the lecture of Jaroslava Obrtelova entitled: “Pamir languages: classification and sociolinguistic situation” to be held in room 9-3042, Engelska parken, Uppsala University, on November 7, at 10:00-12.00 am. The Pamir languages are a group of the Eastern Iranian languages. Many people in the Pamir Mountains, mostly… Read More Lecture on the Pamir languages

Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC

International Symposium Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC 7–8 September 2017 The Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul The symposium explores the political, cultural, social, religious and scientific developments in Anatolia during the Achaemenid period. Anatolia was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid Empire in the middle of the 6th century… Read More Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC

Föredrag: Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket

Klassiska föreningen i Uppsala inbjuder till föreläsning av docent Ashk Dahlén. Aftonens föredrag, ”Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket” behandlar det persiska akemeniderriket som under mer än tvåhundra år var ett världsvälde som under sin glansperiod rymde de gamla flodkulturerna i Mesopotamien, i Indusdalen och i Egypten. Det omvandlade hela området från den grekiska övärlden i väst… Read More Föredrag: Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket

Seminarium: Iran efter presidentvalet

Iran, med sina 82 miljoner invånare, är en av världens äldsta kontinuerliga civilisationer och världens nittonde folkrikaste land. Landet är geostrategiskt viktigt och en regional stormakt. Högsta ledare är ayatolla Ali Khamenei. Därunder finns ett ledarskap med begränsade maktbefogenheter, med president Hassan Rouhani i spetsen. Seminariet ordnas några dagar efter presidentvalet i landet. Inför presidentval brukar… Read More Seminarium: Iran efter presidentvalet

Memory of homeland and womanhood in Kurdish literature

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is pleased to invite you to an Iranian seminar at Uppsala University. Darya Abdulkarim Ali Najim will lecture on the topic “Memory of homeland and womanhood in Kurdish literature: On translating homeland and feminism” Time: Tuesday 9 May, 10-12 Place: Room 9-3042, Department of Linguistics and Philology, Engelska parken, Uppsala… Read More Memory of homeland and womanhood in Kurdish literature

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