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

Sixth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics

The Sixth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics will be held on June 23-26 2015 at the G. Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. The ICIL conferences aim to bring together linguists and philologists of different theoretical backgrounds working on Iranian languages. There are only plenary sessions during the conferences in order to allow participants… Read More Sixth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics

Guest-lectures in the field of Iranian Studies at Uppsala University

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is very pleased to invite you to two upcoming guest-lectures at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University, by distinguished scholars in the field of Iranian Studies. The first lecture will be held by Professor Bert Fragner, Institute of Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences, with the title: Standardized… Read More Guest-lectures in the field of Iranian Studies at Uppsala University

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