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Conferences

 

The Ilex Foundation sponsors a range of conferences to improve mutual understanding between cultures, in line with its larger mission. Please see Ilex Mission for more information.

Click on the links below for details on each conference, including select papers presented.

 


 ILEX Foundation presents the Annual Festival of Films from Iran:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston January 19-31, 2013 http://www.mfa.org/programs/film
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston January 24-February 3, 2013  http://www.mfah.org/films/series/10/
Freer & Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC January 20-February 24, 2012  http://www.asia.si.edu/events/films.asp

 


Perspectives on Persian Art in Istanbul Collections

Ilex Foundation Presents: Perspectives on Persian Art in Istanbul Collections. 9th Annual Iranian Studies Conference

4 August 2012, Istanbul, Turkey

Learn more

 


 

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, November 2010, San Diego, CA

ILEX Foundation sponsored and presented the panel titled Manuscript Pages from the Islamic World in The San Diego Museum of Art

 


Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, November 2008

ILEX Foundation sponsored and presented the panel titled Modern Political Discourse and Medieval Arts of Persuasion: Continuities and Discontinuities.

 


 

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, November 2007, Montreal, Canada

ILEX Foundation sponsored and presented the panel The Anxiety of Influence

 


 

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, 2006

ILEX Foundation presented a panel at the 40th Anniversary of MESA's annual conference, held in Boston, MA, in November 2006. The ILEX panel was entitled "Cunning Words: Hila or How To Do Things with Tricks."

More on the Ilex panel.

Visit the MESA web site.

 


 

International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS) 6th Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies, 2006

Ilex Foundation sponsored a panel at this conference in London, England entiled "Ethics in Iran: Historical and Literary Perspectives."

More on the Ilex panel.

 


  

Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, 2005.

Ilex Foundation hosted a panel at this conference entitled "Departed but Not Dead: The Presence of Figures from the Past in Islamic Lands, " on November 19-22, in Washington, D.C.

Visit the MESA web site.

 


 

 

International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS) 5th Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies, 2004

Ilex Foundation sponsored a panel at this conference on May 28-30, 2004, in Bethesda, Maryland .

More on the Ilex panel.


Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, 2003

Ilex Foundation hosted a panel at this conference entitled "Dreaming Across Boundaries: Divination in Islamic Lands, " on November 7-9, in Anchorage, Alaska.

More on the Ilex panel.

Visit the MESA web site.

 


2002 MESA Annual Meeting

Ilex organized a panel at this conference in November 2002 in Washington, DC.

More on the Ilex panel.

Visit the MESA web site.

 


2nd Ferdowsi Conference

Ilex Foundation and the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia sponsored this conference on August 21 - 28, 2000, in Tehran, Iran.

More on thence confere.

 


Building Bridges Between the United States and Iran

Ilex Foundation and Search for Common Ground sponsored this conference on Monday, April 27, 2000, in Washington, DC.

More on the conference.

 


MESA Annual Meeting

Ilex Foundation sponsored a panel entitled "Current Trends in Contemporary Iranian Culture" at this conference in November 1999, in Washington, DC.

More on the Ilex panel.

 


1st Ferdowsi Conference

Ilex Foundation and Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies sponsored this conference on March 25 - 26, 1999, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

More on the conference.

 

 

 

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