Pourdavoud Center News

Call for Applications for the Morvarid Guiv Graduate Fellowship in Zoroastrian Studies

Published: July 20, 2020

Call for Applications for the Morvarid Guiv Graduate Fellowship in Zoroastrian Studies The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World announces a call for applications for the Morvarid Guiv Graduate Fellowship in Zoroastrian Studies. This fellowship is intended to be awarded to graduate students whose works encompass different facets of Zoroastrian studies, that…

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Pourdavoud Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ancient Iranian Studies

Published: December 12, 2019

The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World in conjunction with the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at UCLA, invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the history and culture of ancient Iran, effective July 1, 2020. Established in 2017 as the premier research center for the study of ancient Iran,…

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Assistant Director for the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World

Published: September 11, 2019

UCLA Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World seeks applications for an Academic Coordinator to serve as Assistant Director to lead and coordinate the Center’s administrative, research and scholarly programs and initiatives. The position is full time and would begin November 1, 2019. Under the supervision of the Director of the Pourdavoud Center,…

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UCLA College Featured Story: Zoroastrian Studies Graduate Fellowship established at UCLA

Published: January 31, 2019

Thanks to a gift in 2018 from the Trust of Morvarid Guiv, the Morvarid Guiv Graduate Fellowship in Zoroastrian Studies has been established in UCLA’s Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World. The fellowship will support graduate students studying the Zoroastrian religion, its ancient history, languages, and scriptures. To read the full story…

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Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Iranian Studies

Published: January 9, 2019

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, in conjunction with the Program of Iranian Studies, at UCLA, invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the history and culture of modern Iran, effective July 1, 2019. The Program of Iranian Studies at UCLA, established in 1963, is the largest and most comprehensive doctoral programs of…

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The Pourdavoud Center Welcomes New Scholars

Published: September 28, 2018

The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World is proud to announce the addition of two scholars: Dr. Ali Mousavi, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Iranian Archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, has been appointed a Pourdavoud Research Scholar. In this capacity, Dr. Mousavi will conduct research for the Iranian…

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