Conference schedule

9:30-10:00am        Registration and a Light Breakfast
10:00-11:30am      "Chronicles of Shahnameh: Mythology or History?"
                              Dr. Arash Afraz
11:45-1:00pm        "Science Around the Time of Ferdowsi's Book of Kings"
                              Dr. Elaheh Kheirandish
2:00-3:15pm          Keynote: "The Shahnameh and Persian Poetry"
                              Dr. Dick Davis
3:30-4:30pm          Roundtable Discussion: "Shahnameh: Research and Representation"
7:30pm                  Shahnameh Live - The tragedy of Rostam and Sohrab
                              Performed by Iraj Anvar and featuring live, traditional Persian music

The performance will be followed by a reception