Berlin to host premier Iranology conference in Europe
Publish Date : Tuesday 11 June 2019 - 14:47
IBNA- The Ninth European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS 9) will be hosted by the Institute of Iranian Studies, Open University (Freie Universität) of Berlin, taking place from 9 to 13 September 2019.
The European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS)
is one of Europe’s largest conferences in Iranian Studies. It is held every four years and organized by the Societas Iranologica Europaea (SIE).
The SIE was founded in 1983 in Rome with the support of the European Science Foundation and the Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente (later Istituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente) in Roma on the occasion of the First European Colloquium of Iranology.
The aim of the S.I.E. is to promote, develop and support Ancient, Middle and Modern Iranian Studies in all subject areas of the field, including philology, linguistics, literature, history, religions, art, archaeology, philosophy, ethnology, geography, human sciences, jurisprudence.
The ninth edition of the conference Some key topics for ECIS 9 include: Persian Literature, Iranian Philology, History, Religious Studies, Cultural Studies, Art and Archaeology.