The Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture presents two lectures by Dr. P. Oktor Skjaervo. who is the Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Studies at Harvard University. The lectures are Free and Open to the public
Lecture 1: The Decipherment of The Sasanian Inscriptions and Cracking the Cuneiform Code
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 135
Lecture 2: “The 3rd-century Sasanian High Priest Kerdir and His Defense of The Faith
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Professor Oktor Skjaervo is the Aga Khan Professor of Iranian Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization of Harvard University. He is one of the foremost specialists in Old Iranian and Middle Iranian languages, literature, and religions (Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism), in addition to Iranian dialects.