Prof. Touraj Daryaee, Howard Baskerville Professor in the history of Iran and the Persianate World, Associate Director, Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies andCulture has informed me about the following two lectures at U.C. Irvine, California.
Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture presents two lectures by P. Oktor Skjaervo
Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Studies
Lecture 1: “The Decipherment of The Sasanian Inscriptions and Cracking the Cuneiform Code”
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 135
Lecture 2: “The 3rd-century Sasanian High Priest Kerdir and His Defense of The Faith”
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Professor Oktor Skjaervo is the Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization of Harvard University. He is one of the foremost specialists in Old Iranian and Middle Iranian languages, literature, and religions (Zoroastrianism,Manichaeism), in addition to Iranian dialects.
Free and Open to the public
Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies
University of California, Irvine
1st Floor Humanities Gateway
Irvine, CA 92697-3370