Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 1

314 Royce Hall

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 1: Iran and the Standard of "Civilization" February 1, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid...

Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 2

314 Royce Hall

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 2: Names February 10, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream option is...

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anne Hunnell Chen

314 Royce Hall

Dislodging Disciplinary Silos at Dura-Europos Founded by the Seleucids, successively occupied by the Arsacids (Parthians) and Romans, and spectacularly conquered in a Sasanian siege, the borderland town of Dura-Europos (Syria) was home throughout its history to a fascinatingly diverse population. Since its initial excavation, the site has become justly famous thanks to unique circumstances of...

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anahita Mittertrainer

Symbols of Royal Authority?  Early Sasanian Cityscapes in Southwestern Iran   The early Sasanian royal city foundations of Gūr and Bīšāpūr and their respective surrounding areas were actively shaped by the new ruling dynasty with the goal of making an imprint of identity on the landscape and – especially in the initial phase – decisively...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi

121 Dodd Hall 390 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Mohammad Mossadegh, the Capitulations, and the “Standard of Civilization” Houchang Chehabi Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 4:00pm, Dodd Hall 121 Discussion in Persian Alternate live stream on Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94870537712 (No need to register in advance, just click the link at 4:00pm on February 26 to join.) In the Age of Empire, Iran was one of...

Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 3

314 Royce Hall

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 3: Food and Drink March 1, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream...

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Eve MacDonald

Telling Tales: Constructing Sasanian History in the Landscape The narrative stories and physical landscapes of the Sasanian Empire run parallel to each other, intersecting in areas where historical source and physical remnant of the material culture collide.  This is specifically relevant in the borderlands of the Sasanian’s vast realm, between the lands of Eran and...

Iranian Studies Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi Lecture 4

314 Royce Hall

Aspects of Everyday Life in Iran Between Religion, State, and the Lure of the West A series of four lectures by Houchang Chehabi Professor Emeritus of International Relations Boston University Lecture 4: Dress March 10, 2023 | Royce Hall 314 | 4:00 pm Registration Requested for In-Person Attendance A hybrid Zoom live stream option is...