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Iranian Lecture Series at Georgetown University: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian history 1500-1900

The Iranian Cultural Society of  Georgetown University, Washington, DC, will hold a most interesting lecture by Dr. Rudi Matthee, Professor of Middle East History at University of Delaware and recent author of  "The Pursuit of Pleasure, drugs and stimulants in Iranian history, 1500-1900".
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Dr. Matthee who is a renowned scholar, fluent in Farsi and Arabic, has done extensive studies on the Safavid and Qajar Periods and will be speaking on this fascinating subject.
His book (published by Mage Publishers and the Princeton U. Press) will be available to be signed by the author.
Sunday Feb 26 at 3 p.m.  ICC Building Room TBA

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