Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Hilmar Klinkott

Royce 306

Consolidation of Law, Legal Order, and the Question of Constitutionalizing Processes in the Achaemenid Empire The Old Persian inscriptions of Darius I deal with a range of legal, particularly constitutional...

NELC/ARCE-OC Co-Sponsored Lecture: Aidan Dodson

121 Dodd Hall 390 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Nubian Pharaohs of Egypt The region of Nubia—now spanning the modern border between Egypt and Sudan—was long a subject of Egyptian imperial domination by its ancient pharaohs. However, in...

Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Robert Rollinger

Royce 306

The “Persian Wars”: An Alternative Perspective? The “Persian Wars” are still regarded by many scholars and the interested general public as one of the major events in western history. The...

Philip Grant – Iranian Studies Translation Workshop 2

365 Kaplan Hall

This event is being hosted by Iranian Studies for all interested UCLA students and faculty. A Ghazal by Hafez Hafez of Shiraz, the lesān-al-ḡayb, “tongue of the unseen,” is today...

Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Wu Xin

Royce 306

Regal Metamorphosis: A Transcultural Journey of the Achaemenid Royal Women to the East Xiwangmu, also known as the Queen of the West, is a significant deity in ancient Chinese mythology,...