Persepolis, Then and Now (time to be announced)

In conjunction with the exhibition Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection
September 10–December 7, 2019

**Time to be announced; detailed schedule forthcoming after October 1.**

This symposium organized by Matthew S. Santirocco, Professor of Classics and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies (NYU), will bring together a panel of speakers to explore the history and archaeology of ancient Persepolis—along with its revival in the modern era, in the visual imaginations of artists such as Parviz Tanavoli and others.

Organized by NYU’s Center for Ancient Studies and co-sponsored by the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Iranian Studies Initiative (ISI-NYU), and Grey Art Gallery.

RSVP required: or call 212/992-7978.


Starts 11/21/19 12:00 am
Ends 11/21/19 12:00 am
Participants Matthew S. Santirocco
Location Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center (enter at 32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access)
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Symposium