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PSW: Derek Mancini-Lander

PSW is pleased to welcome Derek Mancini-Lander (PhD, University of Michigan, 2012) on April 9, from 5-7 PM in 2022 South Thayer Building. Mancini-Lander will be presenting his paper, titled “Water, Weirs, and Itchy Welts: commemorating Shushtar in transregional contexts, 1678-1830,” which contributes to the study of […]

PSW: Mana Kia

PSW is pleased to welcome Mana Kia (Columbia U), who will be workshopping a paper titled “Historicizing Origins between Iran and India” on Monday, February 19, 5:00-7:00 PM in room 1185 North Quad. Kia’s paper is part of a longer chapter on the meaning […]

Special Roundtable Event: Ahmet Karamustafa

We are very excited to have Prof. Ahmet Karamustafa (History, University of Maryland) join us for a special session of the Persian Roundtable! Prof. Karamustafa is a specialist in medieval Islam, particularly Sufi thought and practice in Anatolia, and is […]

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Persian Roundtable

The Persian Roundtable (میزگرد فارسی) is a forum to allow students, faculty, and members of the Ann Arbor community to interact and practice their Persian in a variety of contexts. (more…)

The Iranian Film Festival of Ann Arbor

The Iranian Film Festival takes place every autumn, offering a free program of curated Iranian films that engage with a chosen theme for that year. (more…)

The Great Lakes Adiban Society

The University of Michigan is a founding institution of the Great Lakes Adiban Society, a regional organization dedicated to the collaborative study of premodern Islamicate literatures. (more…)

Persianate Studies Workshop

The Persianate Studies Workshop (PSW) is a student-organized, interdisciplinary workshop dedicated to advancing knowledge of the Perisanate world in all its many facets. (more…)

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