Kaveh Farrokh will be offering a summer course (commencing June 15, 2009) at the University of British Columbia entitled:

One of the topics discussed in the course will be the Arch of Ctesiphon (located about 40 kilometers from modern Baghdad) and its influence on European architecutre.   



 The Church of Saint-Pierre built in the 5th Century AD located in modern Isere, Austria. The archways of this structure are parallele to the ancient Sassanian capital at Ctesiphon.

For further information on registration and offerings, kindly contact Ms. Joanne Savory at the University of British Columbia at: [email protected].