***Deadline: 15 November 2014***
Applications are warmly invited for papers that relate to any aspect of Iranian studies. This includes (but is by no means limited to): ancient through to contemporary history; literature; political science; philosophy; archaeology; religions and theology; geography; historiography; sociology; anthropology; music; art history; architecture history; ecology and the environment; cultural heritage; international relations; education; history; linguistics; Diaspora studies; new media and communication studies; economics; film studies; and the performing arts. Interdisciplinary papers and panels are also very welcome.
We welcome proposals from postgraduate students and early career post-doctoral researchers from any discipline:
1. postgraduate students (enrolled or who graduate in 2014)
2. doctoral candidates (PhDs) at any stage of their degree; and
3. post-docs (subject to graduation within three years, i.e. January 2011).
Individuals falling into any of the above listed categories are eligible to submit proposals for a paper or pre-arranged panel. Forms are available for download from the website.
Symposia Iranica inaugurated at the University of St Andrews with 99 speakers in 2013 as the first early career scholar-focused in the field. We bring together this group to celebrate, encourage and stimulate their interest and engagement with Iranian studies; our goal is to deliver a rounded, academically and professionally enriching experience that will have a real impact on the thinking, output and career objectives of our participants.
For details on the conference, prizes & more, check our website: symposia-iranica.com
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For a mini virtual tour of our programme and venue, see: symposia-iranica.com/cambridge/
Last year's brochure can be read here: symposia-iranica.com/first-biennial/
Interested in comprehensive stats from the first Symposia Iranica? symposia-iranica.com/data/
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the British Institute of Persian Studies, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation, Iran Heritage Foundation, the Shahnama Centre for Persian Studies, I.B.Tauris Publishers, Brill, and the University of Cambridge.
Armin Yavari, Founding Chair
Michael Pye, Co-Chair
Peyvand Firouzeh, Coordinator
The Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies