Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Symposium: From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire (Press Release)
Symposium: “From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire” – Program.
The Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division
and Alborz High School – U.S. Alumni invite You to the symposium, “From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire.”
This symposium is made possible with support from Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and the Maseeh Chair in Persian Studies & Culture at University of California , Irvine.
Free and open to the public. Please allow time to clear security.
Location: Northeast Pavilion, 2nd Floor,
Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Hirad Dinavari (202) 707-4518, [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected]
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation
Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader’s cards, see here.
Location: Hispanic Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ-240. Attendees should use the First Street Carriage Entrance of the Jefferson Building.
Contact: [email protected]
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