Humanities

Chamber Music at the Clark presents: Cuarteto Casals

Published: January 17, 2023

Founded in 1997 at the Escuela Reina Sofía in Madrid, Cuarteto Casals’ 25th anniversary will be celebrated in the 2022–23 season. Highlights of the 2021–22 season include the opening concert…

Bilingual Lecture Series: Houchang Chehabi

Published: January 13, 2023

Mohammad Mossadegh, the Capitulations, and the “Standard of Civilization” Houchang Chehabi Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 4:00pm, Dodd Hall 121 Discussion in Persian Alternate live stream on Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94870537712 (No…

Bilingual Lecture Series: Nadereh Chamlou and Mansoureh Shojaee

Published: January 4, 2023

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 11:30am Pacific Time via Zoom Discussion in Persian Registration Required https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5o6mHEqFSlShMNVQQiHgXA   What Drives Iran’s Population Rejuvenation Policy? by Nadereh Chamlou and One Century and…

Department Lecture | Greg Woolf

Published: December 16, 2022

  Greg Woolf is scheduled to give his fourth Sather lecture, “The Women’s Season” as a department talk on Thursday January 19, 2023  

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anne Hunnell Chen

Published: December 16, 2022

Dislodging Disciplinary Silos at Dura-Europos Founded by the Seleucids, successively occupied by the Arsacids (Parthians) and Romans, and spectacularly conquered in a Sasanian siege, the borderland town of Dura-Europos (Syria)…

How the Soviet Jew Was Made – Sasha Senderovich

Published: December 8, 2022

In this presentation, Sasha Senderovich will discuss his new book, How the Soviet Jew Was Made, published by Harvard University Press in 2022. In the book, Senderovich offers a close reading…

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Anahita Mittertrainer

Published: December 5, 2022

Symbols of Royal Authority?  Early Sasanian Cityscapes in Southwestern Iran   The early Sasanian royal city foundations of Gūr and Bīšāpūr and their respective surrounding areas were actively shaped by…

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Eve MacDonald

Published: December 3, 2022

Telling Tales: Constructing Sasanian History in the Landscape The narrative stories and physical landscapes of the Sasanian Empire run parallel to each other, intersecting in areas where historical source and…