Fall 2016 SEMINARS - October 5, 2016

Seminar on Iranian Studies

The second meeting of the 29th consecutive year of Columbia University Seminar on Iranian Studies for the academic year 2016-2017 will be dedicated to the celebration of Dr. Christopher Brunner's many and varied contributions to the study of pre-Islamic Iran, as well as to digital humanities by friends and colleagues. The seminar takes place on:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
at 5:00 pm in the
Faculty House of Columbia University
Our speakers will be

— Dr. Ahmad Ashraf, Columbia University, 
“Christopher Brunner and the Encyclopædia Iranica.”

— Dr. Homayoon Beigi, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University,
“Christopher Brunner and The Development of Iranica Online”

—Dr. Prudence Harper, Curator Emerita in the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,
“Christopher Brunner's contributions to the study of Sasanian silver vessels and seals.”

— Dr. W. W. Malandra, Professor Emeritus of Indo-Iranian Philology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,
“Christopher Brunner the Iranist; and a note of tribute on Old Persian prdyd'm.

We will gather in the lounge of Faculty House from 4:30-5:00.
Seminar will start at 5:00.

Please notify our Rapporteur, Alia Ahmed <aa3640@columbia.edu> if you will attend the lecture. (Please also specify if you will stay for dinner. The price of dinner will be $30, payable by check only.)

We are looking forward to the pleasure of seeing you at the seminar.
Co-Chairs: Vahid Nowshirvani and Ahmad Ashraf

To reach the Faculty House:
Enter the Wien Hall Gate on 116 th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive. Walk past Wien Hall, then turn right to the Faculty House.