On Declining and Desiring Nostalgia

Thursday November 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

سلسله سخنرانی‌های ایران‌شناسی و فارسی‌پژوهی علیرضا احمدیان

در رد و تمنای نوستالژی

سخنران: محسن نامجو، خواننده – ترانه‌سرای ایرانی، محقق موسیقی و نوازندهٔ سه‌تار، ساکن شهر نیویورک، به‌دعوت دپارتمان آسیاپژوهی و انجمن دانشجویان ایرانی یو بی سی

مقاله‌خوانی مقالهٔ «در رد و تمنای نوستالژی» از کتاب «چهار مقاله» اثر محسن نامجو، نشر ناکجا

The event recording is now available:

On the evening of Nov. 8th, 2018, Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo delivered a speech, in Persian, titled ‘Dar radd va tamanna-ye nostalji’ (‘On Declining and Desiring Nostalgia’) in the Auditorium of the Asian Studies Centre at the University of British Columbia, to a Persian-speaking audience. Namjoo was invited by the Department of Asian Studies and the UBC Persian Club. He had also held a workshop titled ‘Ritm-ha-ye do-zarbi’ [‘Duples’] during the same day.


About the Alireza Ahmadian Lectures in Iranian and Persianate Studies: Alireza Ahmadian (1981 – 2019) was an enthusiastic researcher, a consummate socio-political analyst, and an opinion leader on foreign policy who nurtured the virtues of diplomatic dialogue and liberal democracy. Alireza was a proud and devoted UBC alumnus, supporter of UBC’s Department of Asian Studies, and beloved member of Canadian-Iranian Community. The department renamed this lecture series in his honour in 2019. Alireza’s friends in the community have provided funding to support this series, and this generous gift will see these important academic and community engagement events supported through to the end of the 2025/2026 academic year. Read More …
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