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Centre for Iranian Cultural Studies


On the Monday, 06 June 2011, the Centre for Iranian Cultural Studies hosted a seminar on ancient Iranian waters systems.  Click here to read a report on the event and view the papers presented.

Professor Ali Rahnema, a leading specialist in contreporay Iranian history from the American University of Paris, will be giving the 2012 Lambton Memorial Lecture on " When Superstition Creeps into Iranian Politics".

The lecture will take on 07 March 2012 (3pm) at the Al-Quasimi Building, School of Government & International Affairs. To RSVP please contact Alice Skerratt on 0191 33 45680 /

The CICS' Research Dialogues scheme offers postgraduate students at Durham grants to undertake research projects into Iranian cultural studies.  Click here for more information about how you can apply.