Lecture: New Iranian Dialectology – Delving into Diversity

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is happy to invite you to a lecture entitled “New Iranian Dialectology – Delving into Diversity” held by Dr. Thomas Jügel at The Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University. Dr. Thomas Jügel is a specialist on modern Iranian languages. At the present he is conducting a project on… Read More Lecture: New Iranian Dialectology – Delving into Diversity

New Book: International Shahname Conference. The Second Millennium

The Shāhnāme (Book of Kings) completed in 1010 by the Persian poet Ferdowsi is the national epic of Greater Iran and the world’s longest epic poetry written by a single poet. In 2011 an international conference on the Shāhnāme was held at Uppsala University to celebrate the second millennium of Ferdowsi’s majestic work and his role in the… Read More New Book: International Shahname Conference. The Second Millennium

Lecture: Development of Ergativity in Iranian languages

The Scandinavian Society for Iranian Studies is happy to invite you to a lecture entitled “Development of Ergativity in Iranian languages” held by Dr. Thomas Jügel at The Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University. Dr. Thomas Jügel is a specialist on modern Iranian languages. At the present he is conducting a project on the verbal morphology of Iranian languages… Read More Lecture: Development of Ergativity in Iranian languages

New Book: Iranians in Sweden. A Study of Language Maintenance and Shift

Title: Iranians in Sweden. A Study of Language Maintenance and Shift Author: Shidrokh Namei Studies Serie: Skrifter utgivna av Institutionen för nordiska språk 86 Publisher: Department of Scandinavian Languages There are about 100,000 Iranians in Sweden today. The majority of these migrated to this country during the Iran–Iraq war in the mid-1980s. Iranians are heterogeneous in terms of language,… Read More New Book: Iranians in Sweden. A Study of Language Maintenance and Shift

New Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts

Uppsala University Library was founded in 1920 and already from the start collected not only printed books but also manuscripts. The Persian manuscripts are among the most precious collections of this library and were to large extent bought by Swedish researchers and travelers in Turkey and Transoxiana. Other means by which the library acquired manuscripts… Read More New Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts