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)...

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...

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...

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...