Lecture - "Persianizing Europe and Remembering Ancient Iran in the Nineteenth Century," Abbas Amanat (3 March 2018, Washington, D.C.)

Persianizing Europe and Remembering Ancient Iran in the Nineteenth Century

By Abbas Amanat (Yale University)

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2pm
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Level B1
1050 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C 

LECTURE> Robert Sharf at Emmanuel College (Toronto), March 6, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor Robert Sharf (D. H. Chen Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, University of California, Berkeley) at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. This lecture will be delivered in English and simultaneous interpretation in Chinese will also be provided. Admission is free but space is limited and RSVP is required. Please RSVP by clicking the following link:

Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018

Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018


This workshop will feature scholars of history and law, who will share their current research to demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to both areas of study. It will focus on how the law has helped construct and deconstruct notions of servitude, race, and citizenship in American history.


Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Gentry 131

Reception to follow


Our panel will speak on the following topics:


Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England's Public Memorials, March 10th, 2018, Wellesley College

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

Saturday, March 10th, 2018   9:00 – 4:30

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts



Registration for the Holocaust Research Institute's upcoming conference, 'The Holocaust and Motherhood', has been extended until Friday 9 March 2018.

The conference consists of two separate events. On the evening of Thursday 22 March 2018, Dr Zoë Waxman (University of Oxford) will deliver a keynote lecture on 'Mothers, Sisters, Resisters? Motherhood and the Holocaust Twenty Years On' at The Wiener Library, central London, UK. This event is free; please click here to register.


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