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March 2020

Biennial Ehsan Yarshater Lecture Series

March 2, 2020 - March 11, 2020
Fowler A222, 308 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The Ehsan Yarshater Lecture Series presentations at UCLA, which has a counterpart at the Collège de France, are delivered by a distinguished scholar whose work has impacted the study of the Iranian Civilization.  Each biennial lecture series consists of four to five lectures on a single theme that is elaborated and amplified into a monograph.  The 2020 Biennial Ehsan Yarshater Lecture Series honored guest lecturer is Professor Daniel Potts. The 2020 Yarshater Lecture Series will be held in the Cotsen…

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November 2018

Ehsan Yarshater: A Homage

November 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Faculty Center, California Room, 480 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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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 established Eshan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies. The commemoration will commence with introductions by M. Rahim Shayegan (University of California,…

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