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10-25-2018
The Establishment of The Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies
The naming ceremony of the Center for Iranian Studies in honor of Professor Yarshater, who passed away in September at age 98, was held on October 25, 2018 at the Faculty House of Columbia University.
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Professor Ehsan Yarshater
PROFESSOR EHSAN YARSHATER (1920-2018)

Joint announcement by The Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies, Columbia University; The Persian Heritage Foundation; and The Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation
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08-15-2018
Columbia University’s Ehsan Yarshater Center for Iranian Studies Receives $10 Million Gift
The gift from the Persian Heritage Foundation will enable the Yarshater Center to significantly advance the field of Iranian Studies through scholarly publications, including the Encyclopædia Iranica.
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01-11-2018
The 50th anniversary of the founding of Historical Sociology in Iran

A special seminar held in Tehran on January 10, 2018, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Historical Sociology in Iran, was devoted to a celebration and discussion of the works of Dr. Ahmad Ashraf, the former Managing Editor of the Encyclopædia Iranica.

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