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