Iran

2015 Apr 03

“Culture wars” and democracy in Iran: A new politics?

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall
1:15pm to 3:00pm

Abbas MilaniThe First Annual Iranian Gala, organized by The Center of Middle Eastern Studies, the Harvard College Iranian Association, and Harvard Law School Middle East Law Students Association, presents a public talk by

Abbas Milani
Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University and Co-Director of the Iran Democracy Project at Hoover Institution... Read more about “Culture wars” and democracy in Iran: A new politics?

2014 Sep 29

On Translation and Toleration: Āẕar Kayvān and Universal Civility in the Early Modern Persianate World

Location: 

6 Divinity Avenue, Room 201, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations is pleased to present

Daniel Sheffield
Link-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow; Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Princeton University... Read more about On Translation and Toleration: Āẕar Kayvān and Universal Civility in the Early Modern Persianate World

Richard Nelson Frye

In Memory of Richard N. Frye

April 14, 2014

CMES is saddened to report that Richard Nelson Frye, Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Emeritus, passed away on March 27, 2014 at the age of ninety-four. After receiving his PhD from Harvard in 1949, Professor Frye helped to found the Center for Middle Eastern Studies in 1954, and served as its first associate director until 1957, when he became Aga Khan Professor of Iranian. Upon his retirement in 1990 he remained an honorary associate of Kirkland House and an active participant in the life of the Center.

Dubbed “Irandust,” meaning “Friend of Iran,” by the scholar and linguist Ali-...

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