Iranian Studies News

Emergency Support for Afghan Scholars at Risk

Published: September 1, 2021

Dear colleagues and friends of the UCLA campus, With the support of campus leadership, the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies launched an emergency effort to respond to the Taliban…

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Chris PreJean Wins Fulbright

Published: June 2, 2021

The NELC department is proud to announce that Christopher Prejean has been awarded a two-year Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship for his work The Hermeneutical Christian in Islamic Legal Thought. His project…

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Dr. Domenico Ingenito on KCRW

Published: May 25, 2021

On Thursday, May 27, the NELC Department’s own Dr. Domenico Ingenito appeared on the KCRW radio show, Bookworm, hosted by Michael Silverblatt, to talk about Persian literature and the opportunities…

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Tributes: Herbert A. Davidson

Published: May 7, 2021

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is saddened to announce the passing of Professor Herbert A. Davidson (1932-2021), Professor Emeritus of Hebrew. Information about the funeral arrangements can…

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