Tenth Biennial Convention

The Tenth Biennial Convention of the ASPS will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan 12-16 August 2025. Abstract submissions are due 31 October 2024.


Ninth Biennial Convention

The Ninth Biennial Convention of the ASPS will be held in Yerevan, Armenia 30 May - 3 June 2023. Abstract submissions are due 30 September 2022.

The Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS) is a non-governmental, non-political, not-for-profit professional organization for researchers and scholars interested in the culture and civilization of the Persian-speaking societies and related areas in the Iranian civilizational area.

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Volume 13, 2020 – Issue 1

The Journal publishes articles on the culture and civilization of the geographical area where Persian has historically been the dominant language or a major cultural force, encompassing Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, as well as the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and parts of the former Ottoman Empire. Read more…

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