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

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

Lecture: The Distinctive Pattern of Revolution in the Islamicate Civilization

Lecture by Professor Saïd Amir Arjomand, State University of New York at Stony Brook: “The Distinctive Pattern of Revolution in the Islamicate Civilization” The most recent or “third generation” theories of revolution focus on the collapse of the state as a major cause of the revolution. This analysis rests on a logical confusion in that state… Read More Lecture: The Distinctive Pattern of Revolution in the Islamicate Civilization

The 6th Biennial Convention of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies

The Association for the Study of Persianate Societies calls for the participation of its members in its Sixth Biennial Convention, to take place in place in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 2-6, 2013. The Oriental Institute of Sarajevo and the Bosniac Institute, located a short distance from the old town, will host and help organize our meeting. The deadline… Read More The 6th Biennial Convention of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies

Call for Papers: Power of Identity. The Persian World in Research

An International Conference on Iranian World will be organized and hosted by the Department of Iranian Studies at the University of Warsaw in 15-16 April, 2013. The Conference will be held under the name Power of Identity. Persian World in Research and would focus on so called Greater Iran as a vast civilization area of a glorious… Read More Call for Papers: Power of Identity. The Persian World in Research

1st Triennial Conference Program

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. Program 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… Read More 1st Triennial Conference Program