Spring 2015 Seminars

The Columbia University Seminars - Seminar on Iranian Studies

Dear Iranian Studies Seminar Members and Guests,

Thank you for joining us, in this 27th consecutive year of the Columbia University Seminar on Iranian Studies. This Spring, the seminar on Iranian Studies will be meeting on the following dates:


Faculty House of Columbia University

Wednesday, February 11

Dr. Andrew D. Magnusson, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, 
“Triumphal and Lachrymose Narratives of Fire Temple Desecration in Early Islamic Iran.”
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Wednesday, March 11

Prof. Behrooz Moazami, Loyola University, “The Puzzle of the Iranian Revolution.”
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Friday, April 17

“Special Seminar in honor of Professor Ehsan Yarshater, The Doyen of Iranian Studies.”
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Wednesday, May 6

Professor Fakhreddin Azimi, University of Connecticut, "The Conjuncture of Religion and Politics in the Emergence of Khomeini."
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Please save above dates. 

We will gather at 5:00 pm in the lounge of Faculty House of Columbia University. The seminar will begin promptly at 5:30.
If you will attend any of the above lectures, please notify our rapporteur, Ms. Suzanne Toma at: sat2005@columbia.edu. (Please also specify if you will stay for dinner, $25.00 payable by check.) 

Co-Chairs: Vahid Noshirvani and Ahmad Ashraf

*To Reach Columbia University's Faculty House:
Enter the Wien Hall Gate on 116th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive. 
Walk past Wien Hall, then turn right to the Faculty House.