Lecturers

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KianSoheila KianLecturer

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Soheila Kian teaches Persian and French languages and cultures: Acquiring and learning a foreign language offers students a "greater awareness of self" and is the mediator between the native language and culture and the one students are acquiring, and this will provide a greater insight and perception of both cultures.

Persian Program Website
skian@uci.edu
MousaviAli MousaviLecturer

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Ali Mousavi teaches ancient Iran history. He is an archaeologist by training and has worked on the Bronze Age and Iron Age archaeology. He excavated at the site of Pasargadae, Iran. He is the author of a book on Persepolis: Persepolis. Discovery and Afterlife of a World Wonder, published by De Gruyter, Berlin, 2012.