AchWorks 1 – Identity, Alterity, and the Imperial Impress in the Achaemenid World
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Identity, Alterity, and the Imperial Impress in the Achaemenid World
The Inaugural Symposium of the Achaemenid Workshops Series
April 12–14, 2023 | 314 Royce Hall
Morning refreshments and check-in begin at 8:00 am. Panels begin at 9:00 am.
The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World is convening an international workshop on Identity, Alterity, and the Imperial Impress in the Achaemenid World, held on April 12–14, 2023 at UCLA. The symposium will include invited speakers whose research pertain to the history, structures, and impact of the Achaemenid empire. The overarching themes covered by the workshop are: current trends in Achaemenid scholarship; new horizons in art and archaeology; Achaemenid reception, and the notions of identity, alterity, and the imperial impress in Achaemenid Elam and Persis, Anatolia, the Caucasus, and Egypt.
The present workshop introduces a new series of symposia, dubbed Achaemenid Workshops (AchWorks), which, building on the strength of Achaemenid studies in the past decades, seek to revisit and reassess the state of Achaemenid scholarship over the coming years with a dozen workshops hosted at leading institutions of ancient studies around the globe.
Coordinated by the Pourdavoud Center in conjunction with AchWorks’ Organizing Board, the workshops aspire to become an intellectual hub for Achaemenid studies, while also affording an institutional framework to foster future generations of scholars working on the Achaemenid world.
AchWorks 1 - Identity, Alterity, and the Imperial Impress in the Achaemenid World
This RSVP form is for all three conference days. Please select the day(s) you are able to attend in person. The Zoom webinar link to attend the event online is: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/91093134610