Spring 2016 Seminars

The Columbia University Seminars - Seminar on Iranian Studies

Dear Iranian Studies Seminar Members and Guests,

Thank you for joining us, in this 28th 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 3

Dr. Amir AhmadiMonash University, Melbourne, Australia
“Current Research on Avestan Studies”
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Wednesday, March 9

Dr. Karim Alizadeh, Harvard University
“Approaches to Borderland Security:
Lessons from the Sasanian Empire.”
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Wednesday, April 6

Prof. Sabine Schmidtke, Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton
“The State of the Art and Current Challenges to the Shiite Studies.”
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Friday, May 6Special Session
Dr. Mandana Zandian, Poet and Author
"Ehsan Yarshater in Conversation with Mandana Zandian - Book Presentation"
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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.

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.