Feasting Iranian Style: A Symposium on Food

FREE EVENT - Registration required

Please join us on

Sunday, May 26, 2019

2:00 - 5:00 PM

in UC Irvine's Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030

for this year's Farhang Foundation

Lectures in Iranian Studies titled

"Feasting Iranian Style: A Symposium on Food"

Featuring lectures by:

Linda Komaroff - LACMA

Khodadad Rezakhani - Princeton

Touraj Daryaee - UCI

Qajar Food Tasting by Maison de la Fork
2:00-2:15 pm:    Welcoming remarks by Tyrus Miller (Dean of UCI School of Humanities)
2:15-2:35 pm:   "Meat in Ancient Iran: From the Gathas of Zarathushtra to the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi" by Touraj Daryaee (UC Irvine)
2:35-3:05 pm:   "Scraps from the King's Table: The Invention of the Qajar Cuisine" by Khodadad Rezakhani (Princeton)
3:05-3:25 pm:   "Dining with the King: The Fine Art of Feasting at the Persian Courts" by Linda Komaroff (LACMA)
3:25-3:45 pm:   Q&A Session
4:00-5:00 pm:   Tasting Qajar Dishes with Parastoo Rezai (Maison de la Fork)

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This event is free and open to the public. Registration required. Admittance is first come first served.

This event is presented by UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies in collaboration with Farhang Foundation.

Event Details

Event Starts 05/26/2019 – 2:00 pm
Event Ends 05/26/2019 – 5:00 pm
Individual Price Free - Event Registration Required
Location UCI Humanities Gateway
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