The Twelfth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference of the Association for Iranian Studies (AIS) will be held on August 14-17 at the Dr. Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). The AIS Biennial Conferences are the largest worldwide gatherings of scholars in the field of Iranian Studies. Organized under the leadership of the AIS President, Professor Touraj Daryaee, who is also the Director of UCI Jordan Center, the 2018 Iranian Studies Conference will not only include academic presentations from renowned faculty members, active scholars, and promising students in the field, but also provide opportunities for networking and establishing professional contacts. A number of additional events such as book launches, receptions, Persian classical music performances and Persian poetry readings will also take place.
Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute is delighted to continue its support of the Biennial Conference this year and congratulates the Association for Iranian Studies and all participating presenters for their outstanding efforts to promote Persian studies scholarship.