Department Announcements

Upcoming job talks for NELC Persianist candidates, Mondays 4:00pm

Sep 22, 4:00pm to Oct 06, 6:00pm


Harvard Semitic Museum #201




Current appointment

Lecture title

Nasrin Askari


4:00pm in HSM 201

Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia

The Medieval Reception of Firdausi's Shahnama: The Ardashir Cycle as a Mirror for Princes

Oct 03: Memorial Service: Wolfhart Heinrichs. 2pm

Oct 03, 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Memorial Church, Harvard Yard

A memorial service in honor of Wolfhart Heinrichs will be held on Friday, October 3rd, 2014, at 2pm, at the Memorial Church of Harvard University.

The department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies will host the memorial, which is to be followed by a reception at CMES (38 Kirkland Street, Cambridge). Wolfhart’s friends, colleagues and students are cordially invited to attend.

October 3rd was Wolfhart’s birthday.