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April 2017

Conference: Symposia Iranica 2017: Cambridge

April 11 - April 12
Pembroke College, Trumpington St
Cambridge, CB2 1RF United Kingdom
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Symposia Iranica is Iranian studies' leading forum for early career scholars. A dedicated, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed platform open to emerging scholars working on any aspect of Iranian or Persian Studies established in 2012, its two previous conferences were hosted by the University of St Andrews at St Mary’s College in 2013 and the University of Cambridge at Downing College in 2015. The 2017 Conference will be held in Cambridge at Pembroke College on the 11 and 12 April 2017.   Further details…

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May 2017

Recovering ‘Lost Voices’ – Second Workshop

May 19 - May 21
IMES, University of Edinburgh
19 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD
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RECOVERING ‘LOST VOICES’:
THE ROLE AND DEPICTION OF IRANIAN/PERSIANATE SUBALTERNS FROM THE 13TH CENTURY TO THE MODERN PERIOD A multi-year research project funded by the British Institute of Persian Studies. The second of four workshops – on subalterns across the entire Persianate world in the Safavid and Afsharid periods (1501-1747) – will be held at the University of Edinburgh, UK, on 19-21 May, 2017.  For details of the event, see the project website. Members of BIPS are welcome to attend, though at…

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September 2017

Lecture: Dr Jane Lewisohn: From Golha to Golistan

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH
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From Golha to Golistan: archiving and preserving the 20th-century Persian performing arts In this presentation Dr Lewisohn will highlight some of the challenges the researcher is confronted with in archiving the Performing Arts of Iran of the 20th century. During the seven (2005-2012) years that she spent archiving the Golha Radio programs and creating a searchable platform for those programs, many other archives have come to light which also need to be preserved and made accessible to scholars in a…

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