Saturday, October 03, 2009

Friends of Persepolis Fortification Archive Project

The PFAP '09 Event to raise awareness and funds for the Persepolis/Parsa Fortification Archive Project [PFAP] at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago on October 11th, 2009, is only a week away:

Friends of Persepolis Fortification Archive Project (PFAP)
World Association of International Studies (WAIS)

cordially invite you for an informative evening
to hear the story of the Persepolis Fortification Archive.

PFAP '09
Sunday, October 11
, 2009
16:00 – 22:00
Four Seasons Hotel
Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto


Couple $75
Single $50
Academia $30
Student $15
*Non-profit Organizational Friends Rate: $30

Cocktail Attire

Further details will be available soon...
Limited seating.
Please email for availability.
All proceeds will benefit
at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

Planning is underway to create and post an educational video on YouTube, Google Video, etc., suitable for K-12 level audience,
therefore we graciously limit the attendance of PFAP ‘09 event to 18+ age group.


Matthew W. Stolper
Head of Persepolis Fortification Archive Project
the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Nema Milaninia
President of the Iranian American Bar Association

Glenn Schwartz
Professor of Archeology
Johns Hopkins University
Representative of Archaeological Institute of America

Followed by:

Roundtable Discussion
Moderated by:
Richard Saller
Dean of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford University

Partial List of Roundtable Participants:

Touraj Daryaee
Professor of the history of Iran and the Persianate World
University of California, Irvine

Renée Dreyfus
Curator in Charge of Ancient Art and Interpretation
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor Museum

Babak Hoghooghi
Executive Director
Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA)

Fredun Hojabri
Former Academic Vice-President of Sharif (Aryamehr) University of Technology

Gita Kashani
Board Member
National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

Sabrina Maras
Visiting Scholar in Near Eastern Studies
White-Levy Award Recipient-Persepolis Fortification Seal Project

Dr. Ali Mousavi
Assistant Curator of Ancient Iranian & Near Eastern Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Member of Academic Committee of Farhang Foundation

Martin Schwartz
Professor of Iranian Studies
University of California, Berkeley

Related lecture...

Matthew W. Stolper

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
16:00 - 18:00
Department of Near Eastern Studies
250 Barrows Hall
University of California, Berkeley