First International Biennial Conference and Graduate Workshop on
The Persianate World and Central Eurasia
Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies
School of Global Studies and Partnerships
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
February 21-24, 2018
We define the Persianate World and Central Eurasia broadly, encompassing all those regions historically influenced by Persian culture, as well as those spaces holding modern diasporas. The geographic scope of our conference extends from Iran, Afghanistan, the Caucasus and Central Asia (including Xinjiang) to South Asia, and westward to the states and cultures of the Persian Gulf and the Levant, in addition to diaspora communities worldwide.
Symposia Persica welcomes Prof. Dr. Thierry Zarcone, Senior Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France as the keynote speaker of this conference.
Abstracts must be received by September 30, 2017. Individual posters are also welcome.
A bloc of rooms at reduced rate is reserved at the Atherton Hotel (on campus) for participants. The deadline for the reservation at the reduce conference rate at the Atherton Hotel is January 21, 2018; after this date rooms will be available at the regular rate of the hotel. American Airlines offers two direct flights per day to Stillwater Airport from Dallas-Fort Worth; Tulsa and Oklahoma City are each about one and a half hours drive away.
The registration fee (including: reception, conference dinner, and a concert)
The registration fee is non-refundable