Iran, Germany to Hold Indo-Persian Studies Confab
The International Conference on Indo-Persian Studies will be held on February 19-20 at the Shahidi Hall of Iran’s Academy of Persian Language and Literature in Tehran.
The event will be organized under the auspices of the Iranian academy and Germany’s University of Marburg, the website persianacademy.ir reported.
The University of Marburg offers a broad spectrum of study programs at its Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS) in Marburg. Iranian Studies is available as a Master of Arts program at the center.
The conference will open at 9 am and a number of speeches are scheduled at the opening ceremony.
Head of Iran’s Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Gholam Ali Haddad Adel; researcher, historian and academy member Fathollah Mojtabaee; professor of Iranian studies, expert in history and cultural identity of Iran and faculty member of Marburg University Christoph Werner; author, researcher and specialist in Islamic studies Eva Orthmann from the University of Bonn; and historian, researcher and author Mohammad Reza Nasiri, will give speeches.
The topics to be discussed include Persian language and literature, translation studies, history writing, hagiography, codicology, documentology, dating of editions, history of science, mysticism and Sufism, history of art and folklore.
Enthusiasts can refer to the academy’s website for additional information.
The academy is located at the premises of the National Library and Archives of Iran on Haqqani Highway.