University of Toronto Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Department of History, Department of Historical Studies
The Foundation for Iranian Studies
Iranian Studies Seminar Series Winter 2014 200B Bancroft Hall, 4 Bancroft Avenue M5S 1C1 January 17 4:00
Conducting Academic Research in Iran Leila Pourtavaf, Hamid Rezaei Yazdi, and Mary Yoshinari
January 24 4:00 p.m.
Mysticism and Letter Magic in Pre-modern Iran: Kashifi's Asrar-i Qasimi Maria Subtelny
January 31 4:00 p.m.
The Goals and Policies of the Central Bank of Iran, 1960-1978 Hassanali Mehran
February 7 4:00 p.m.
The Dialectics of State and Religion in the Sasanian Era Naseer al-Kaabi
February 14 4:00 p.m.
Greek Historiography and the Persian Empire Maria Brosius
Reading Week--University Closed
February 28 4:00 p.m.
A Prehistory of Iranian Sociology Vahid Tolooei
March 7 4:00 p.m.
Love's New Lands: The Persian Romance in East Bengal Ayesha Irani
March 14 4:00 p.m.
Damboli Dimbol o Ni Nash Nash: Sounds, Discourses, and Contestations of Intimately Iranian Rhythms Farzaneh Hemmasi
March 28 12:00 p.m.
Iran-China’s Expanding Relations: Strategic Dimensions Manochehr Dorraj
Anglo-Persian Taxonomies of Indian Religions Carl Ernst
April 4 4:00 p.m.
Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Empathic Witnessing in Diasporic Iranian Prison Memoirs Nima Naghibi
April 11 4:00
Ambivalence and Transgression: Shi'ite and Persian elements in Pre-Reformist Sikh Discourse Francisco Luis For further details please contact 416-978-2413 or [email protected]