The Pourdavoud Center holds conferences, workshops, seminars, and lecture series that serve as a catalyst for pioneering interdisciplinary scholarship, while enhancing the visibility of the field for a wider audience. The programmatic initiatives of the Pourdavoud Center seek to stimulate new scholarship in the field, and complement the work of the Pourdavoud scholars in residence. The activities of the Pourdavoud Center are podcast and made available on the Center’s website.

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  • 19 Nov

    Ehsan Yarshater: A Homage

    Mon, November 19, 2018
    4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Faculty Center, California Room
    480 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    Please join the Pourdavoud Center in celebrating the life and scholarly contributions of Professor Eshan Yarshater (1920-2018), the Hagop Kevorkian Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies at Columbia University.  Professor Yarshater’s prolific career has had a global impact.  At UCLA, he is remembered with the endowed Yarshater Biennial Lecture Series, and at Columbia University, his memory is celebrated with the recently...