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Iran Colloquium

Fall 2010

September 28
Kishwar Rizvi, Assistant Professor, History of Art, Yale University
CMES Colloquium Series: “Art, History, and Poetry in Safavid Iran: The 1605 Berlin Shahnama (Book of Kings)”
Department of History of Art, Council on Middle East Studies, The MacMillan Center
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October 26
Oya Pancaroğlu, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
Medieval Renaissance Colloquium: “Crafting a Romance in Text and Image: The Illustrated Persian Manuscript of Varqa and Gulshah between Arabia, Iran, and Anatolia”
Council on Middle East Studies, Department of History of Art

November 17Abbas Amanat, Professor, History, Yale University
CMES Colloquium Series: “Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi’ism: Mahdism in Contemporary Iran”
Council on Middle East Studies, The MacMillan Center

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Spring 2011

January 20
CMES Cinema: “Persepolis” (Iran/France, 2007)
followed by a discussion with Fereshteh Kowssar, Senior Lector in Persian Language and Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University
Council on Middle East Studies
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March 3
Ebba Koch, Professor, Institute of Art History, Vienna University
Medieval Renaissance Colloquium: “Visual Strategies of Imperial Self Representation in History Painting of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (1628-58): The Windsor Castle Padshahnama Reconsidered”
Council on Middle East Studies, Department of History of Art

March 23
The Glass House
: A Special Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion on Gender, Health, and Poverty in Iran
Panel Discussion with Marjaneh Halati, founder of The Omid-e-Mehr Foundation, Kaveh Khoshnood, Yale University, and Dr. Gohar Farahani, University of Maryland University College, and guest, Hamid Rahmanian, Director
Council on Middle East Studies, The MacMillan Center

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March 25
In celebration of the Nawrooz of 1390 (2011): The Story of Majid (Kioumarth Pour Ahmad, Director; in Persian with no English subtitles), with Fereshteh Kowssar
Council on Middle East Studies, The MacMillan Center

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April 4
The Litowitz Lecture: “Islamic Law and Political Reform in Iran.”
Roundtable with Abdolkarim Soroush, Georgetown University; Mehrangiz Kar, Harvard University; Andrew March, Yale University; and Abbas Amanat, Yale University
Program in Ethics, Politics and Economics

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