• The World Ancient Iran and the West
    An International Symposium Convened by M. Rahim Shayegan (University of California, Los Angeles) and  Jeffrey Spier (J. Paul Getty Museum) May 19–20, 2022 | 314 Royce Hall, UCLA The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World and the J. Paul Getty Museum are convening for a third year an international symposium on the […]
  • CfP: 5th Congress on Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (Lyon, 11-13 July 2023)
    For its fifth edition, the “Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies” Scientific Interest Group (GIS MOMM) organizes its Congress at the University of Lyon on Tuesday 11, Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 July 2023. http://majlis-remomm.fr/72456 Researchers and scholars (PhD candidates and above) are invited to submit proposals for thematic panels by 15 July 2022 on the […]
  • Joseph Lindon Smith: The Persepolis Paintings
    A Special Exhibition January 27–August 28, 2022 The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago https://oi100.uchicago.edu/jls Joseph Lindon Smith (American, 1863–1950) was already an accomplished painter, celebrated for his ability to capture archaeological subjects with vivid realism, when he was invited to Persepolis by James Henry Breasted, OI founder and then director, in 1935 to join the OI […]