The Center Needs Your Support!

The Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies has an ongoing fund raising program supporting all of its projects including the Encyclopaedia Iranica and the History of Persian Literature. We urge you to support research on Persian history and culture by making donations through Columbia University, a tax exempt organization. We truly appreciate any and all donations. Every cent helps, and we graciously thank you in advance.

Checks can be drawn to the order of “Columbia University” specifying in the memo line “Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies.”

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Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies
450 Riverside Drive, Suite 24, New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 851-9150


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