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,
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
Sunday Feb 26 at 3 p.m. ICC Building
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