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The Veil: Its History and Iconography in Ancient Iran and Islam

Event Recap

November 9, 2011 - 6:30pm
Bijan Gheiby
Event Sponsor: 
Iranian Studies Program
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Guest: Bijan Gheiby

(University of Hamburg)

Bijan Gheiby was born in 1954 in Tehran. He studied Filmmaking and Radio and Television Broadcasting in Tehran and Long Beach (Ca.) In Germany he studied Iranistik in the universities of Hamburg and Göttingen, where he received his Ph.D. in Iranian Studies and Communications. He has taught Zoroastrianism in the University of Hamburg and has been a participant in different international Conferences. His most recent publication is “Achievement of our Ancestors and Opinion of the Contemporaries” that deals with the literary monuments of ancient Iran and how modern scholarship tries to deny their existence.  








Pigott Hall, Building 260, Room 113

This event is free and open to the public.

Closest parking is at the Oval.  Look for Lasuen Mall (located to your left, if facing Memorial Church).
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