Reception in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary

A reception in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Publication of the first volume of the Encyclopædia Iranica was held on Monday December 10, 2012 in Washington D.C., at the Freer Gallery Conference Hall.

The program details are below:

1. Opening Remarks by Dr. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, Professor of Persian Literature at University of Maryland.

2. Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Julian Raby, Director, the National Museum of Asian Art at Smithsonian Institution: The Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art.

3. Remarks by Prof. Ehsan Yarshater, who will convey the letter of gratitude of John H. Coatsworth, Provost of Columbia University, to Hon. James Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

4. Reading of the letter of Provost John H. Coatsworth by Prof. Karimi-Hakkak.

5. Remarks by Honorable James Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Please click here for Columbia University's Provost John H. Coatsworth's letter of gratitude to The National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman, James Leach. Also, please see Praise of prominent scholars worldwide for Encyclopaedia Iranica.