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February 2021

NELC Undergraduate Social

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join us to meet other students in the majors and minors, as well as current faculty. Win prizes for NELC trivia! RSVP below to receive access information:        

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March 2021

Pourdavoud Center Workshop: Current Trends in Manichaeism Studies Day 1

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The origin of the Manichaean religion stands at the intersection of multiple cultural worlds: Iranian, Semitic, & Greco-Roman. Its literary and artistic remains enrich our understanding of those cultures and the exchange that went on among them in late antiquity. The scholars assembled for this workshop offer the latest insights obtained from the painstaking work of extracting information from the fragmentary and effaced relics of this religion with the aid of new research technologies and approaches. They report on work in progress related…

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Pourdavoud Center Workshop: Current Trends in Manichaeism Studies Day 2

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The origin of the Manichaean religion stands at the intersection of multiple cultural worlds: Iranian, Semitic, & Greco-Roman. Its literary and artistic remains enrich our understanding of those cultures and the exchange that went on among them in late antiquity. The scholars assembled for this workshop offer the latest insights obtained from the painstaking work of extracting information from the fragmentary and effaced relics of this religion with the aid of new research technologies and approaches. They report on work in progress related…

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Pahlavi Workshop: Pahlavi State and Society

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Pahlavi State and Society   To download the full program of events, click here.   This second panel of the Iranian Studies workshop, “History and Historiography of Pahlavi Iran, 1921-1979: A Workshop” will feature the research of: Houchang Chehabi Professor of International Relations and History, Boston University Paper: Dual Society in Pahlavi Iran Bianca Devos Assistant Professor, Centre of Near and Middle East Studies, Philipps-University Marburg Paper: Islam and Censorship in Pahlavi Iran: a Case Study from the 1970s Kevan…

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Bilingual Lecture Series: Nazanin Shahrokni

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Book Talk - Women in Place: The Politics of Gender Segregation in Iran (University of California Press, 2020) by Nazanin Shahrokni To register and receive the Zoom webinar information, please click here. This lecture will be in Persian.

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Bilingual Lecture Series: Nazanin Shahrokni

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Book Talk - Women in Place: The Politics of Gender Segregation in Iran (University of California Press, 2020) by Nazanin Shahrokni To register and receive the Zoom webinar information, please click here. This lecture will be in English.

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Pahlavi Workshop: Pahlavi Foreign Relations

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Pahlavi Foreign Relations   To download the full program of events, click here.   This third panel of the Iranian Studies workshop, “History and Historiography of Pahlavi Iran, 1921-1979: A Workshop” will feature the research of: Gregory Brew Fellow, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University Paper: The Birth of the Pahlavi Petro-State: Oil Companies, American NGOs, and Dual Integration of Iranian Oil, 1941-1965   William Figueroa University of Pennsylvania Paper: China and the Pahlavis, 1921-1979   Chelsi Mueller Research…

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Pahlavi Workshop: Pahlavi Iran and Global History

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Pahlavi Iran and Global History   To download the full program of events, click here.   This final panel of the Iranian Studies workshop, “History and Historiography of Pahlavi Iran, 1921-1979: A Workshop” will feature the research of: Roham Alvandi Associate Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science Paper: Bringing Down the Shah: Human Rights Activism and Late Pahlavi Iran   Rasmus Elling Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen Paper: City,…

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