Leiden University hosts ECIS 10: A Meeting of Iranian Studies
The European Conference on Iranian Studies (ECIS 10), which took place from August 21-25, 2023, is one of the most important conferences dedicated to the study of Iranian Studies. Organized by the Societas Iranologica Europaea (SIE), ECIS occupies a central role in the academic calendar and promotes the exchange of ideas among scholars and researchers in the field. With the tenth edition, Leiden University in the Netherlands took the lead.
CERES researchers also traveled to Leiden for the conference to exchange ideas with other experts on topics related to Iranian studies. Kianoosh Rezania, Mohsen Zakeri, Iris Colditz, Thomas Jügel, Hosein Najari, Neda Darabian, Floriana Marra, and Raha Musavi gave a wide variety of presentations from their respective research areas.
ECIS 10 covered a wide range of topics related to Iranian studies, including philology, linguistics, literature, history, religious and cultural studies, art and architecture, archaeology, philosophy, and anthropology. The conference is held every two years.