Iranian Studies Book Launch: India in the Persian World of Letters

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies and the Canadian Society got Iranian and Persian Studies jointly present: India in the Persian World of Letters: Ḳhān-i Ārzū among the Eighteenth- Century Philologists Dr. Arthur Dudney (Fellow, Royal Asiatic Society) Friday, March 1, 2024 12 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Location for In-Person Attendance: […]

Exploring Contemporary Iranian Art Practices

The Iranian Studies Students Forumand the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studiesjointly presentExploring Contemporary Iranian Art Practices A Graduate Student Symposium  Friday, 1 March 2024, 4:00 p.m. EST Zoom Meeting Registration:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErde2oqD8rGteoyOaNu8G63zo0AllRdNCK After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   This event has been designed to cultivate a collaborative […]

Gender Persecution and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan and Iran

Massey College and the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies jointly present: Silenced Voices: Gender Persecution and Women's Rights in Afghanistan and Iran  An International Women's Day Conference Friday, March 8, 2024 8:30 am Eastern Time (Canada & US) Massey College, Junior Commons Room, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1 Registration Link for […]

Zoroastrian Studies Seminar Series: The Hidden Everlasting Queen of the Sassanian Empire

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian StudiesUniversity of Toronto Zoroastrian Studies SeminarpresentsThe Hidden Everlasting Queen of the Sassanian Empire Claudine Gauthier, Professor, University of Bordeaux  Friday, 8 March 2024, 1:00 p.m. EST/ 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 meeting.   Abstract: According […]

Rethinking History: Returning to Archives and Documents: Gender in the Qajar Archives

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 Gulistan Harem Histories: Gender in the Qajar Archives Leila Pourtavaf, Assistant Professor, York University Thursday, 14 March 2024, 12:00 p.m. Toronto/4:00 p.m. UK  Zoom Meeting Registration: […]

Literature in Persian Language Pedagogy: Literary Translation in Persian Language Courses

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 Literary Translation in Persian Language Courses Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, Instructional Professor of Persian, University of Chicago Saturday, 16 March 2024, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Canada and US)  Zoom Meeting Registration:https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAldOiprDouGNLNd16ANiXTiJZab62Er4xq After […]

Celebrating Nowruz 2024

Celebrating Nowruz 2024: A Musical Meet-and-Greet and Appreciation دید و بازدید و سپاس نوروزی ۲۰۲۴ Saturday, 30 March 2024 Doors open at 2:00 pm Event begins at 3:00 pm Lyric Theatre, Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St., North York, ON M2N 6R8 Registration Link for In-Person or Virtual Attendance: my.alumni.utoronto.ca/nowruz2024 Registration fee for in-person attendance: $18 Registration fee for virtual attendance: $18 All […]

Celebrating Nowruz 2024

Celebrating Nowruz 2024: A Musical Meet-and-Greet and Appreciation دید و بازدید و سپاس نوروزی ۲۰۲۴ Saturday, 30 March 2024 Doors open at 2:00 pm Event begins at 3:00 pm Lyric Theatre, Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge St., North York, ON M2N 6R8 Registration Link for In-Person or Virtual Attendance: my.alumni.utoronto.ca/nowruz2024 Registration fee for in-person attendance: $18 Registration fee for virtual attendance: $18 All […]

Iranian Studies Book Launch: Rethinking the Contemporary Art of Iran

The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies and the Canadian Society got Iranian and Persian Studies jointly present: Rethinking the Contemporary Art of Iran Dr. Hamid Keshmirshekan, editor (SOAS, University of London) Friday, April 5, 2024 1 pm Eastern Time (Canada & US) Zoom Meeting Registration: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclcu2prTIsHtcQoeVCBmmFhHNLXW8mUB_w After registering, you will receive a confirmation […]

Literature in Persian Language Pedagogy: 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 Symposium

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 […]