Welcome to the Iranian Studies Initiative

The Iranian Studies Initiative (ISI) was established in 2010 with support from the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Endowment in Global Religion and Modernity in collaboration with the Department of Religious Studies and the Center for Middle East Studies. Iranian Studies faculty and staff organize annual lectures, symposia, film screenings, and conferences.

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Featured Conferences

  1. October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018
  1. November 30, 2017

Conference on the Changing Nature of Family and Marriage in Contemporary Iran...

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In Memory of Ahmad Ali Gramian (1956-2018)
Royal Consorts, Slaves, and Prostitutes in Qajar Photograph
Special Exhibit at the Fourth Annual Conference October 19-20, 2018