Power of Identity, międzynarodowa konferencja, 15-16 kwietnia 2013

power_of_identityW dniach 15-16 kwietnia br. Wydział Orientalistyczny Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego serdecznie zaprasza na międzynarodową konferencję Iranistyczną „Power of Identity. Iranian World in Research”. Konferencja odbędzie się w Sali Balowej Pałacu Tyszkiewiczów UW przy Krakowskim Przedmieściu 32.


Program Konferencji:

April 15, 2013 (Monday)

10.00–10.30 Opening ceremony

Professor Jolanta Sierakowska-Dyndo, Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Professor Alojzy Nowak, Vice-Rector of the University of Warsaw

Moderator: Professor Jolanta Sierakowska-Dyndo

10.30–10.50 Faegheh Shirazi, Ph.D., (The University of Texas, USA), Iranian Shiia Women’s Participation in Sofreh Gatherings: an Exclusive Feminine Identity

10.50–11.10 Alessandro Cancian, Ph.D., (Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK), Sufi Exegesis, Religious Authority and the Social History of Modern Iran: The Case of Sulānʽalīshāhs Bayān al-saʽāda. An Introduction

11.10–11.30 Anna Krasnowolska, Ph.D., (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Who is a „Madame”? Invisible Transmitters of European Culture

coffee break

12.00–12.20 Barry Wood, Ph.D., (Bogaziçi University, Turkey), Mind into Miniature: on the Trail of Persian “identity” in Painting

12.20–12.40 Asya Asbaghi, Ph.D., (University of Potsdam, Germany), The Shrines of Yazdgird III’s Daughters. Holy Places of Two Different Religions

12.40–13.00 Dariush Borbor, Ph.D., (Research Institute and Library of Iranian Studies, Iran), The Role of the King of Kings: An Interpretation in Historiography

13.00-13.20 Paulina Niechciał, Ph.D., (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Iranian National Identity in the Zoroastrian Perspective


lunch break

Moderator: Professor Jadwiga Pstrusińska

14.40–15.00 George Sanikidze, Ph.D., (Ilia State University, Georgia), At the Crossroad of the East and the West: Activities of the Iranian Community in the 19th c. Tbilisi

15.00–15.20 Sylwia Surdykowska, Ph.D., (University of Warsaw, Poland), The Idea of Sadness as the Power of Persian Culture

15.20–15.40 Hamideh Sadeghi-Iman, Ph.D., (University of Warsaw, Poland), Business Ethics in  Iranian Civilization according to Two Influential Factors: Religion and Culture

coffee break

16.00-16.20 Katarzyna Wąsala, M.A., (Jagiellonian University, Poland), How the Characters Speak for Themselves: Colloquial Language as a Mean of Expressing Identity in Contemporary Literature

16.20-16.40 Agnieszka Erdt, M.A., (University of Warsaw, Poland), ‘Allāma abāabāi`s View on the Creation of Man. Introductory Reflections

16.40-17.00  Stanisław Jaśkowski, M.A., (University of Warsaw, Poland), Kasravi – Was He Truly the Integrative Nationalist of Iran?


April 16, 2013 (Tuesday)

Moderator: Professor Anna Krasnowolska

10.30-11.00  Concert of Persian Music

11.00–11.20 Nahid Pirnazar, Ph.D., (University of California, USA), Judeo-Persian Literature and its Contribution to Iranian Identity

11.20–11.40 Mirosław Michalak, Ph.D., (University of Warsaw, Poland), A Lost Identity. Iranians as Seafarers and Explorers

11.40–12.00 Miklós Sárközy, Ph.D., (Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK), Indigenous versus International? The Role of Pre-Islamic Identity and Shiite Islam in the Clashes of Post-Sāsānian Kingdoms with Ismācīlī Dācīs in Northern Iran

coffee break

12.30-12.50 Helen Giunashvili, Ph.D., (Ilia State University, Georgia), Studies on Parthian Georgian Cultural-Linguistic Interrelations

12.50-13.10 Iván Szántó, Ph.D., (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary), Jam-e Jam: Pre-Islamic Iran in Qajar Art and Aesthetics

13.10-13.30 Radosław Sterna, M.A., (University of Warsaw, Poland), Iranian Georgians – History, Tradition and Identity


lunch break

Moderator: Dr. Mirosław Michalak

14.40-15.00 Alireza Shomali, Ph.D., (Wheaton College, USA), Mohammad-e     Zakaria-ye Razi and the Equality of Political Rights

15.00-15.20 Magdalena Zaborowska, Ph.D., (University of Warsaw, Poland), Rethinking Revelation. Some Remarks on the Contemporary Iranian Approach to Qur’an

15.20-15.40 Leonardo Gregoratti, Ph.D., (Udine University, Italy), The Bow of the Persian and  Parthian Kings

coffee break

16.10-16.30 Rafal Stepien, M.A., (Columbia University, USA), Rumi, Balkhi, Mevlevi: The Ambiguities of Identity in the Poetry of Jalal al-Din Muhammad (1207-1272 CE)

16.30-16.50  Mohammad Amin Rokni, Ph.D., (University of Warsaw, Poland), Common Words in Persian and Polish Language

16.50-17.10 Mateusz Kłagisz, M.A., (Jagiellonian University, Poland),A Glance at New Persian Translations of Middle Persian Texts