Exploring Contemporary Iranian Art Practices #2

Flames, Flowers and Butterflies

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studiesin collaboration with theDepartment of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and theCenter for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago jointly present Flames, Flowers and Butterflies: Interpreting Literary Language Pardis Minuchehr, Visiting Scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara Saturday, 6 April 2024, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Canada and US)  Zoom Meeting Registration:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAldOiprDouGNLNd16ANiXTiJZab62Er4xq […]

Iranian Modernity

The Iranian Studies Students Forumand the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studiesjointly presentIranian Modernity A Graduate Student Symposium Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 2:30-8:00 p.m. EDT Location for  In-Person Attendance: 4 Bancroft Ave., Iranian Studies Seminar Room 304, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1 Zoom Registration Link for Virtual Attendance:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvcu2sqTstGNQgcd3J-5MyxHNNuc1XYUqy After registering, you will receive a confirmation […]

Mey-e Nāb: The Canadian Golha Orchestra with Sepideh Raissadat

The Golha Initiative for Music and Culture and theElahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studiesjointly present“Mey-e Nāb”: The Canadian Golha Orchestra with Sepideh Raissadat  Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 7:30 p.m. EDT Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7   :«میِ ناب» کنسرت ارکستر گلهای کانادا و سپیده […]

Persian and Persianate Documents from al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies, University of Toronto, and the Invisible East Programme, the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford jointly present Archival Practices Materialised: The Persian and Persianate Documents from al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem Zahir Bhalloo, Affiliated Researcher, Universität Hamburg Thursday, 11 April 2024, 12:00 p.m. Toronto/5:00 […]

A Hermeneutics of Zoroastrian Commentary

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian StudiesUniversity of Toronto Zoroastrian Studies SeminarpresentsA Hermeneutics of Zoroastrian Commentary: On the Publication of the Sūdgar Nask of Dēnkard Book 9 Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina, Associate Professor, University of Oxford  Friday, 12 April 2024, 1:00 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. GMT Zoom Meeting Registration:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYod-CsqzkuG9K6V4Y8PHjQkGgkvhNsGb3c After registering, you will receive a confirmation […]

Iranian Studies Book Launch: The Rebellion of Forms in Modern Persian Poetry

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies and the Canadian Society of Iranian and Persian Studies jointly present: The Rebellion of Forms in Modern Persian Poetry Dr. Farshad Sonboldel (University of California, San Diego) Friday, April 26, 2024 1 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Zoom Meeting Registration: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsc-CtrTIiHdyWA7IffUoH55JwgyS0TiUu After registering, you will receive […]

Shahscoping Lahore

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies presents: Shahscoping Lahore: Elective Affinities in the Era of Regional Cooperation and Development Prof. Iftikhar Dadi (Cornell University) Wednesday, May 1, 2024 4 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Location for In-Person Attendance: Rm 200B, 4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C1 Zoom Meeting Registration: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvc-6urj8jHtxML4vN6PnPn2va6-I0zsNl After […]

From Zoroastrian Cosmos to Abbasid Baghdad

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian StudiesUniversity of Toronto Zoroastrian Studies Seminarpresents From Zoroastrian Cosmos to Abbasid Baghdad: A Journey through Utopia and Heterotopia Kianoosh Rezania, Professor, Ruhr-Universität Bochum  Friday, 10 May 2024, 1:00 p.m. EDT/ 6:00 p.m. GMT Zoom Meeting Registration:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYod-CsqzkuG9K6V4Y8PHjQkGgkvhNsGb3c After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the […]

Learning Persian through Eulogies and Accolades

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studiesin collaboration with theDepartment of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and theCenter for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago jointly present Reading What They Speak: Learning Persian through Eulogies and Accolades Yass Alizadeh, Clinical Associate Professor, New York University Saturday, 11 May 2024, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Canada and US)  Zoom […]

Iranian Studies Book Launch: Ahmad Kasravi’s Ethos

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies and the Canadian Society of Iranian and Persian Studies jointly present: Ahmad Kasravi's Ethos: A Critique of Eurocentric Modernity translated by Dr. Hamid Rezaei Yazdi (Humber College) Monday, May 13, 2024 1 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Rm 304, 4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1 […]

Constitutionalism and the Public in Iran

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies, University of Toronto, and the Invisible East Programme, the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford jointly present Of Petitions, Taxes and Democratization: Constitutionalism and the Public in Iran Dr. Nader Sohrabi, Senior Researcher, Freie Universität Berlin Thursday, 16 May 2024, 12:00 p.m. Toronto/5:00 […]

Iranian Studies Book Launch: Love at a Crux

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies and the Canadian Society of Iranian and Persian Studies jointly present: Love at a Crux: The New Persian Romance in a Global Middle Ages by Prof. Cameron Cross (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Friday, May 17, 2024 1 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Rm 200B, 4 […]