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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

University of Cambridge
Event date: 
Thursday, 14 December, 2023 - 00:00 to Friday, 15 December, 2023 - 23:55
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This fourth conference addresses teachers and lecturers of Persian language and literature. It will examine the latest developments and innovations in the teaching of Persian language and literature. The conference's particular focus will be on the importance of using Persian literature and culture embedded within the teaching of Persian language.

Call for Papers

The organisers welcome abstracts related but not limited to the following topics:

  • Persian Language Examination and Assessment
  • Persian Literature Examination and Assessment
  • Teaching Heritage Students
  • Teaching Persian for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Using Resources in Teaching Persian
  • Using Technology in Teaching Persian

The language of the conference is English and the papers are allocated 20 minutes each. Would interested teachers and lecturers of Persian language and literature send their English abstracts (not exceeding 300 words) by Sunday, 25th June, 2023 to Dr Mahbod Ghaffari (E-mail: The successful applicants will be informed by 16th July, 2023.

We encourage successful applicants to approach their institution to cover their travel and accommodation costs during the conference in Cambridge.

Key dates

  • Call for papers deadline: 25th June, 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: 16th July, 2023
  • Conference early registration opens: 16th July, 2023
  • Registration deadline: 7th August, 2023
  • Conference held: 14th - 15th December, 2023 (provisional)

More information on the programme will be provided in due course

Dr Mahbod Ghaffari: