The Crucible of Empire Lecture Series - Lecture by Dr. Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina

Department: Center for Persian Studies and Culture

Date and Time: April 8, 2019 | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030

Event Details

The Crucible of Empire:
The Sasanian World and Its Religious Minorities Lecture Series

"One is the Truth. Those of the Others are All Non-Paths:
Disciplining Selves and Critiquing Others in Sasanian Iran"
by Professor Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina (Oxford University)

Monday, April 8, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Humanities Gateway 1030, UC Irvine

Please join us on Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 pm for the third talk in The Crucible of Empire Lecture Series, titled "One is the Truth. Those of the Others are All Non-Paths: Disciplining Selves and Critiquing Others in Sasanian Iran" by Dr. Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina (Oxford University).

Professor Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina has taught and conducted research at Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Toronto, and now at the University of Oxford. He is the Bahari Associate Professor of Sasanian Studies at the Faculty of Oriental Studies where he teaches Old and Middle Iranian languages and offers instruction in the history, religion and culture of Iran in Late Antiquity.

Vevaina’s research interests are in Zoroastrian Middle Persian language, religion, and history. Currently, he is completing a book on Zoroastrian textual traditions and hermeneutical practices in Late Antiquity. He is also interested in questions of Orientalism, boundary maintenance and the Insider/Outsider problem in the study of religion.

These lecture series are organized by Professor Simcha Gross (UC Irvine) and Professor Touraj Daryaee (UC Irvine) and are sponsored by UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture and UCI Humanities Commons.

These talks are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Parking at UCI
Closest parking structures are Mesa Parking Structure and/or Student Center Parking Structure. Parking permits are required at all time at UC Irvine's campus and daily or hourly permits could be purchased from manned or automated kiosks in the parking structures. Parking is $2/hour or $10/day. The location of this event is in Humanities Gateway building (4100 Humanities Gateway, Irvine, CA 92696), room HG 1030.