The First Annual Iranian Gala: Preserving the Past, Building for the Future


Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00pm to 10:00pm


Loeb House at Harvard University, 17 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Center of Middle Eastern Studies, the Harvard College Iranian Association, and Harvard Law School Middle East Law Students Association are pleased announce

The First Annual Iranian Gala

Keynote speaker: Abbas Milani, Director, Hamid and Christine Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, Stanford University

Special Honorees: 
Bahram Beyzai, Iranian Film Director
Maryam Eskandari, name Huffington Post's 10 Muslim Women Every Person Should Know
Roy P. Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History, Harvard University
Pardis SabetiTIME Magazine's 2014 Person of the Year
Cumrun Vafa, Donner Professor of Science, Dirac Medal Award Winner

Musical performance by world-renowned pianist Tara Kamangar and violinist Virgil Boutellis-Taft.

All proceeds will go to  Harvard Iranian student organizations and the advancement of Iranian Studies at Harvard University.

Tickets to the Gala are sold out; but to learn more or send a donation, please click here.

Abbas Milani will also deliver a public talk at 1:15pm on April 3rd. Please click here for more details.

ContactLiz Flanagan