Bilingual Lecture Series: Women’s Fiction Literature in the Context of Socio-Political Developments in Afghanistan

314 Royce Hall

ادبیات داستانی معاصر زنان افغانستان در بستر تحولات اجتماعی- سیاسی  Women's Fiction Literature in the Context of Socio-Political Developments in Afghanistan   Sunday, January 28, 2024 I 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Royce Hall 314 Alternate live stream on Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/99816401692 (No need to register in advance, just click the link at 4:00pm on...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Towfigh Magazine

314 Royce Hall

A Celebration of 100 Years of the Towfigh Satirical Magazine Sunday, February 4, 2024 I 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Royce Hall 314 Alternate live stream on Zoom: Registration Required This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the publication of the first issue of Towfigh satirical magazine in Iran, which addressed the bitter issues...

21st Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies

Royce Hall Room 306 10745 Dickson Plaza, Los Angeles, CA (CALIFORNIA)

Please join us for the upcoming 21st annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies on Friday, February 16, 2024! Participants at the 21st annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies will present their new and innovative research about a broad array of topics in the field. Please RSVP here. Program schedule, presenter bios, and more...

Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Elspeth Dusinberre

Royce 306

The Collapse of Empire: Gordion’s Transition from the Achaemenid to the Hellenistic World This talk will highlight the huge changes that characterized Gordion’s transition from the Achaemenid to the Hellenistic periods. Gordion, ancient capital of Phrygia, was a large and thriving city of secondary importance during the period of the Achaemenid Persian empire (ca 550–333...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Reza Shah’s Exile in Mauritius

314 Royce Hall

تبعید رضا شاه بھ موریس Reza Shah’s Exile in Mauritius Sunday, February 25, 2024 I 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Royce Hall 314 Alternate live stream on Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/92711078735 (No need to register in advance, just click the link at 4:00pm on February 25 to join.) بعد از کناره گیری رضا شاه در سال...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Reflections on Various Aspects and Impacts of Woman, Life, Freedom Movement in Iran and Internationally Panel

"نگاھی سنجش گرانھ بھ اثرات داخلی و بین المللی جنبش "زن، زندگی، آزادی Reflections on Various Aspects and Impacts of Woman, Life, Freedom Movement in Iran and Internationally Sunday, March 10, 2024 I 11:30 AM | Zoom Registration Required Farzaneh Bazrpour (Journalist, Iran International) “Iranian Newspapers’ Diversion from the Official State Clichés because of Mahsa’s...

Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Christian Sahner

314 Royce Hall

How Zoroastrians Argued with Muslims in the Early Islamic Period This lecture will explore the early conflict between Zoroastrians and Muslims by examining the most important polemical treatise in the Zoroastrian tradition, the Škand Gumānīg-Wizār (“The Doubt-Dispelling Disquisition”), written by the ninth/tenth century theologian and philosopher Mardānfarrox son of Ohrmazddād. A sophisticated work of rationalist theology,...

Iranian Studies: And, Towards Happy Alleys Film Screening

314 Royce Hall

Fascinated by Iran’s film culture and the poetic works of the feminist poet Forough Farrokhzad, Indian filmmaker Sreemoyee Singh sets out in search of the protagonists of Iranian cinema. The numerous interviews she conducts over a period of six years with filmmakers Jafar Panahi, Mohammad Shirvani and human rights activist Nasrin Sotudeh, among others, show...

Philip Grant – Iranian Studies Translation Workshop 1

Kaplan 365

This event is being hosted by Iranian Studies for all interested UCLA students and faculty. The Siar al-Molūk or Siyāsatnāme of Neẓām-al-Molk This late eleventh century CE text, the “Rules for Kings” or “Book of Government” by the vizier to the Saljūq sultan Malekšāh, is probably the most influential of all the Iranian “advice books,”...