Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute is pleased to announce the first Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Lecture, that is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 5, 2018, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at UC Irvine’s Humanities Gateway (HG) 1010.
This event is organized by Professor Touraj Daryaee, Director of UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture, and will feature a lecture titled “Not that Lost in Translation: Sasanian Exegesis of the Avesta” by Dr. Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo, Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow at the University of Salamanca, Spain.
Dr. Andrés-Toledo is an expert on Avestan and Pahlavi texts, and his research interests also include Old and Middle Iranian languages and literatures, Zoroastrianism, Iranian lexicography as well as Indo-Iranian and Indo-European Linguistics.
The lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.