A Tribute to Prof. Ehsan Yarshater

At every Tirgan, we pay tribute to an outstanding figure, who has had a tremendous impact on the Iranian culture and history. This year’s recognition is dedicated to Professor Ehsan Yarshater for his contributions to Iranian studies and the creation of Encyclopedia Iranica, a record of Persian heritage. Program: A short clip about Prof. Ehsan Yarshater Tirgan Festival CEO, Mehrdad Ariannejad Dr. Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi Houra Yavari Dr. Mohamad Estelami

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 5:30pm
90 minutes
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre

Professor Yarshater received his Ph.D. in Persian language and literature from the University of...

Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi is Professor of History and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the...

Houra Yavari, a graduate of Tehran University and Paris Sorbonne University, is Senior Research...

Mohammad Estelami is the author and editor of over twenty volumes of books, literary texts, and...


Event Information

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 5:30pm
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre