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January 2020

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Everett Wheeler

January 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce Hall Room 306, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA) 90095
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Dr. Everett Wheeler of Duke University will present his research on "Parthians in the Roman Army" for the Pourdavoud Center on January 15, 2020. Parthians in the Roman Army The open frontier along the Euphrates River between the Roman and Parthian empires by no means marked a cultural divide. From the time of Pompey on, both powers availed themselves of forces from local dynasts and mercenaries. Parthian dynastic strife produced exiles and refugees, some of which migrated into Roman territory…

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Bilingual Lecture Series: Ahmad Kiarostami

January 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
121 Dodd Hall, 390 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Please join the Iranian Studies Program at UCLA for a Bilingual Lecture Series film screening of Case No. I, Case No. 2. The film and following Q&A with Ahmad Kiarostami will be in Persian.

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Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Robert Steele

January 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce 306,

Please join the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World for a lecture by Dr. Robert Steele. Ancient Persia in Pahlavi Politics: The Imperial Celebrations of 1971 and Cultural Policy under the Shah In October 1971, heads of state, political and cultural figures, business leaders, and journalists from around the world came to Persepolis at the invitation of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran. They were there to celebrate the 2500th Anniversary of the Founding of the Persian…

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February 2020

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Gil Stein

February 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Royce Hall Room 306, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA) 90095
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Please join the Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World for a lecture by Professor Gil Stein. Achaemenids or Persians?  Burials, Material Culture, and Imperial Identities in the Euphrates Valley (5th-4th centuries BCE) The Achaemenid empire was the largest empire in the world in the 5th-4th centuries BCE, encompassing numerous polities and cultural groups within its 20 satrapies. To rule this enormous empire, the Persian elites had to gain the active support of the people they governed to…

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