Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute is delighted to sponsor the all-day conference, titled The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Symposium on Ancient iranian History and Civilization: Food and Drink in Ancient Iran, that is taking place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, in UC Irvine’s Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030.

This event is organized by Professor Touraj Daryaee, Director of UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture, and Dr. Khodadad Rezakhani, Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University. The conference features two keynote addresses on the “Highlights of Ancient Persian Winemaking” and “What We Know about Medieval Persian Cuisine.” Following the conference, invited guests will be able to attend a reception, where a selection of food and desert from the Achaemenid to the Sasanian Period will be served, as well as contemporary Persian wine with Ancient Persian foods.

The day conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

The reception is by invitation only.

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