Presentation of a Historical Corpus of the Persian Language

Dear colleagues and students, We are pleased to welcome you to the the first seminar in Iranian Languages of the fall semester: Presentation of a Historical Corpus of the Persian language Lecturers: Dr. Mostafa Assi and Saiedeh Ghandi Time: 2017-09-05 kl 10:15 – 12:00 Place: Rum 9-3042, Engelska parken, Uppsala University Dr. Mostafa Assi is… Read More Presentation of a Historical Corpus of the Persian Language

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

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

‘Persiska för nybörjare’ i ny reviderad utgåva

Vill du lära dig persiska? Ashk Dahléns Persiska för nybörjare utkom första gången 2012 och finns nu i ny reviderad utgåva. Denna lärobok förutsätter inga förkunskaper och är utformad så att man ska kunna använda boken som deltagare i en grundkurs på universitetet, i en studiecirkel eller för självstudier. Boken innehåller populära ämnen, verklighetsnära samtal och lägger stor vikt vid ordkunskap… Read More ‘Persiska för nybörjare’ i ny reviderad utgåva

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

Turks and Iranians: Interactions in Language and History

Editors: Éva Csató, Lars Johanson, András Róna-Tas & Bo Utas Title: Turks and Iranians: Interactions in language and history The Gunnar Jarring Memorial Program at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. The contributions by an international group of leading scholars discuss the historical and cultural relations of old and modern Turkic and… Read More Turks and Iranians: Interactions in Language and History