The Tehran project aims to look at Tehran from the point of view of the spaces that it occupies, both physical and metaphorical. This will allow the project to change focus, at times concentrating on micro studies of language and religion, and at others, zooming away to consider urban occupation and city planning. Inbetween the two, matters of ethnolinguistic make up and their relations to the occupation patterns, as well as specialized topics such as health and environmental issues can be studied in the city, based on their framing on a macro level and their studies on a micro one.
One of the most remarkable empires and civilizations of the first millennium CE was that of the Sasanian Empire. As one of the two great powers of late antiquity, the Sasanian domain eventually encompassed not only modern day Iran and Iraq, but it also controlled or influenced the greater part of Central Asia Afghanistan, Tukremenestan, Uzbekestan, Caucasus Republic of Azerbijan, Armenia and Georgia and the Near East Syria, Arabia, Persian Gulf Arab states, Israel and Egypt.
The Digital Archive of Brief notes Iran Review DABIR is an open access, peerreviewed online journal published by the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at the University of California, Irvine. DABIR aims to quickly and efficiently publish brief notes and reviews relating to the premodern world in contact with Iran and Persianate cultures. The journal accepts submissions on art history, archaeology, history, linguistics, literature, manuscript studies, numismatics, philology and religion, from Jaxartes to the Mediterranean and from the Sumerian period through to and including the Savid era BCE CE. Work dealing with later periods can be considered on request.
Jordan Center for Persian Studies Culture has recently published a new book and an audio CD by our poetinresidence, Sheida Mohamadi
Jordan Center for Persian Studies Scholar in Residence Dr. Mahmoud Omidsalar
The Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, originally eslished by the School of Humanities in collaboration with the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, became a campus center in January . Dedicated to drawing on the strengths of the entire UC Irvine campus, the Center focuses on interdisciplinary research projects that bridge the arts, humanities, engineering, medicine, and the sciences.
UC Irvines Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Cultures two new publications King of the Seven Climes A History of the Ancient Iranian World BCE CE and India and Iran in the Longue Duree have been published and are now available on Amazon for purchase.
k grant funds public symposia and lectures on ancient Iranian history, Persian language and literature
Professor Touraj Daryaee, the Director of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at UC Irvine, speaks about the Persian Gulf.
k grant funds public symposia and lectures on ancient Iranian history and civilization.
UCI Humanities Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture
UCI Ph.D. candidates receive Elah Omidyar MirDjalali Fellowships for Excellence in Persian Studies from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute
Holder will collaborate with Jordan Center for Persian Studies Culture
A group of Iranian physicians of Kaiser Permanente came together to fund the opening of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies Culture library at the University of California, Irvine.
The renowned scholar of Persian epics and the Shahnameh, Dr. Mahmoud Omidsalar, is the Jordan Center for Persian Studies Scholar in Residence.
We are happy to announce the publication of Dr. Peyman Nojoumians Persian Learner series at the Jordan Center for Persian Studies at UC Irvine.
A short film by Dr. Touraj Daryaee, the Director of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at UC Irvine about the history and usage of the name of the Persian Gulf.Headlipersian culturenes