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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Yarshater Center Launches New Encyclopaedia Iranica Online Website

Published: February 16, 2021

The Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University is pleased to announce that the Encylopaedia Iranica Online is now freely accessible at or through This new website, hosted…

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Winter 2021 Virtual Events

Published: November 23, 2020

Due to the continued risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic, all Pourdavoud Center events for Winter Quarter 2021 will be hosted virtually via Zoom. Professionally edited videos of all lectures…

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