Pourdavoud Center News

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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