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...

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,”...

CANCELLED: Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Robert Rollinger

Royce 306

Due to recent events on campus resulting in the cancellations of classes at UCLA today, Professor Robert Rollinger's lecture has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvienence and thank you for your understanding. We look forward to hosting you at one of our upcoming events soon. The “Persian Wars”: An Alternative Perspective? The “Persian Wars”...

CANCELLED: Pourdavoud Lecture Series: Wu Xin

Royce 306

It is with sincere regret that we have decided to cancel the upcoming lecture by Professor Wu Xin. Our campus, like many others across the country, is experiencing turbulent times with ongoing protests. We will reschedule this event at a later date when we will be able to welcome safely to campus our friends and...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Heroes to Hostages: US—Iran Diplomacy through Race Relations and Human Rights

قھرمان یا گروگان : تاریخ روابط آمریکا و ایران از دیدگاه مسائل نژادی و اجتماعی Heroes to Hostages: US—Iran Diplomacy through Race Relations and Human Rights Sunday, May 19, 2024 I 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Zoom Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aieHlTjSSJa2-tL__Bf22g This presentation appraises US-Iranian diplomacy through race relations and human rights. Intellectuals of the post-Mosaddeq era...

Bilingual Lecture Series: Heroes to Hostages: US—Iran Diplomacy through Race Relations and Human Rights

Heroes to Hostages: US—Iran Diplomacy through Race Relations and Human Rights Monday, May 20, 2024 I 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Zoom Registration: https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QUtvGrfQTl2ZcaQhcdlJ1Q This presentation appraises US-Iranian diplomacy through race relations and human rights. Intellectuals of the post-Mosaddeq era gave voice to an anti-colonial rhetoric that burst wide open during the Islamic Revolution of...