The Persian Book in Pre-Modern Turkey – Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Join Roshan Institute for Dr. Ahmet Karamustafa’s Lecture entitled, “The Persian Book in Pre-Modern Turkey” onWednesday, August 13, 2014 from 12:00PM -1:00PM at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. This event is free and open to the public. The lecture will take place … Continue reading

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Damavand Cultural Foundation – Sunday, August 17, 2014


Damavand Cultural Foundation presents: برنامه ماه آگوست 2014 (امرداد ماه 1393) بخش نخست “نگاهی بر ادبیات دری و تاثیر شعر نو فارسی بر شاعران  افغان امروز” سخنرانان دکتر سید حسن اخلاق آقای مجید سیمگر   بخش دوم: اجرای موسیقی موسیقی … Continue reading

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Shahnameh-khani is not scheduled for the month of August 2014


Dear friends, There will not be any Shahnameh-khani sessions for the month of August. We will continue to have the next Shahnameh-khani in September 2014. Thank You, IACS

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Common Ground of Persian and Kashmiri Music – Sunday, August 24, 2014


Title: “Common Ground of Persian and Kashmiri Music” Date and Time: Sunday, August 24,2014 at 2:00 PM Address: Funkar International 11670 Long Jump Trail Ellicott City, MD 21042 http://www.funkar.org Phone 443-812-2391 The performance for this event will be in two … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Open house meeting at the “Khaneye Iran” – Saturday, August 2, 2014


An open house meeting will be held at the IACS House, to report an update on the status of House of Iran and IACS investment in Real Estate. Your attendance is highly appreciated. Date: August 2, 2014, 4:00- 6:00 PM … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Persian Poetry Night – Sunday, July 27, 2014


IACS Presents: Persian Poetry Night – Sunday, July 27, 2014 Time: 5:30-7:30 & 8:30-10:00 (7:30-8:30 break) Location: The “Party Room” located in the lower level of “House of Kabob” Address: 8025 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-5701 Please come and join us in our Persian reciting program!  We read … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Shanameh-khani – Sunday, July 13, 2014 – Location is changed


Shahnameh-Khani with the interpretation and co-operation of Mahvash Shahegh, PhD in Persian language and literature. Sunday July 13, 2014 Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM Please note that location is changed for this month! Howard County Public Library Central Branch 10375 … Continue reading

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Fighting pediatric cancer in Iran at Library of Congress – Monday, June 30


On Monday June 30, Roshan Institue will have a wonderful Iranian woman philanthropist, entrepreneur and community organizer Ms. Saideh Ghods introduced at the Library of Congress. She is the founder of Mahak and will speak on “fighting pediatric cancer in … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Shanameh-khani – Sunday, June 8, 2014


Shahnameh-Khani with the interpretation and co-operation of Mahvash Shahegh, PhD in Persian language and literature. Sunday June 8, 2014 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 PM Howard County Public Library, Elkridge Branch 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge MD 21075. Room: Elkridge Meeting Room … Continue reading

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Script and Space: Spatial Qualities of Calligraphy in Safavid Mosques of Isfahan, Iran – Wednesday, May 28, 2014


Script and Space: Spatial Qualities of Calligraphy in Safavid Mosques of Isfahan, Iran Speaker: Mohammad Gharipour May 28, 7:00 – 8:30pm Peabody Library, 17 E Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore The SHAG (Society for History and Graphics) website http://shag.squarespace.com is sponsored … Continue reading

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Study of Drivers’ Willingness to Pay Progressive Rate for Street Parking


You are invited to participate in the study of drivers’ willingness to pay progressive rate for street parking. We hope to find a realistic pricing scheme for our proposed innovative meter fee collection system. The study is being conducted by … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Shanameh-khani – Sunday, May 11, 2014 – Time is changed


Shahnameh-Khani with the interpretation and co-operation of Mahvash Shahegh, PhD in Persian language and literature. Please note that time is changed for this month! Sunday May 11, 2014 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 PM Howard County Public Library, Elkridge Branch 6540 … Continue reading

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Persian Mystical Literature: The Marriage of Poetry and Music – Wednesday, May 7, 2014


Join Roshan Institute for Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz and Ms. Jessika Kenney Poetry and Lecture Event entitled, “Persian Mystical Literature: The Marriage of Poetry and Music” on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 from 12:00PM- 1:00PM, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This event … Continue reading

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Abbas Kiarostami: “A Report” – Monday, April 14, 2014


Abbas Kiarostami: “A Report” Film 88 minutes with subtitle By: International Film & Video Center Date and Time: Monday, April 14, 2014 – 7 P.M. Address: Jams Madison High School , 2500 James Madison Drive , Vienna, VA 22181 Cafeteria, … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Shanameh-khani – Sunday, April 13, 2014 – Time is changed


Shahnameh-Khani with the interpretation and co-operation of Mahvash Shahegh, PhD in Persian language and literature. Please note that time is changed for this month! Sunday April 13, 2014 Time: 1:30 – 4:30 PM Howard County Public Library, Elkridge Branch 6540 … Continue reading

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The Annual Nowruz lecture – Sunday, March 23, 2014


The Freer an Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian and The Foundation for Iranian Studies present: THE ANNUAL NOWRUZ LECTURE by a distinguished scholar of Iranian studies Professor Emeritus Dr. Hormoz Farhat Trinity College School of Music in Dublin, Ireland Persian Classical Music: … Continue reading

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A Report about the Persian New Year Celebration of the Iranian Student Union at Towson University


Iranian Student Union celebrates Persian New Year Sarah Hugel/ The TowerlightSarah Hugel/ The Towerlight With spring approaching, the Iranian Student Union held its biggest event, Norooz, the Persian New Year on March 8. Around 350 people, students and non-students, gathered … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Shanameh-khani – Sunday, March 9, 2014 – Time and Location changed


Shahnameh-Khani with the interpretation and co-operation of Mahvash Shahegh, PhD in Persian language and literature. Please note that time and location is changed for this month! Sunday March 9, 2014 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM Howard County Public Library, Elkridge … Continue reading

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IACS presents: Chaharshanbeh Suri – Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Chahar Shanbeh Suri Festival (Persian Festival of Fire) Program includes Persian music performance, jumping over bonfires, and dancing the night away to music by DJ ARSHIA! Tuesday, March 18, 2014 (The last Wednesday eve of the Persian calendar) Oregon Ridge Park … Continue reading

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Damavand Cultural Foundation – Sunday, March 15, 2014


Damavand Cultural Foundation presents: BonyadeDamavand@yahoo.com DamavandCulturalFoundation.Org برنامۀ ماه فوریه 2014 (اسفند ماه 1392) بخش نخست : سخنرانی استاد ادبیات تطبیقی دکتراحمد کریمی‌حکاک نگاهی نو به شعر نو فرایند تجدد در شعر فارسی ******** بخش دوم: اجرای موسیقی استاد نادر مجد … Continue reading

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