The Association of Iranica in Australasia, in partnership with the State Library of NSW and sponsored by IWVAC-Australia presents a unique opportunity to experience the richness of Iranian cultural heritage.
This conference brings together a team of international and national scholars and literary figures to take participants through a an exhilarating journey of Iranian literature – from classical, mystical and Sufi tradition to contemporary, poetry, novel and film.
Two key features of the program will be a performance of Persian classical music performed with authentic instruments and a demonstration of Persian calligraphy accompanied by a musician.
The Conference presenters include: Keynote Guest Associate Professor UCLA,USA Sholeh Walpé: Writer, Translator and Performer, Dr Milad Milani, UWS; Shokoofeh Azar, Author and Nominee for Stella Prize; Elham Naeej and Mazda Moradabbasi, PhD candidates, UNSW; Anna McDonald and Hamed Sadeghi. MC:Dr Zahra Taheri, AN.
Calligrapher Reza Tagipour and Musician Bahman Kermany.
Early bird until 18 August $20
Iranica Member tickets: $20
Student ticket: $15