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Letter to US Post Regarding Nowruz Stamp

تقاضای چاپ تمبر بزرگداشت نوروز از اداره پست آمریکا Dear Friends and Colleagues, We have submitted a request to the United States Postal Service for an annual Nowruz commemorative stamp. Supporting materials submitted with our request showing the importance of Nowruz, not only to Iranians but to people of many countries and its official recognition

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Letter To Iranian Universities

Letter to Iranian University Presidents was sent Today by Dr. Fredun Hojabri Dear friends: It is my pleasure to report that the petition against gender segregation in Iranian institutions of higher education received broad support from the greater Iranian community with over 1,000 signatures. The corresponding open letter, along with the names of the signatories of

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Dr. Hojabri’s Speech at SUTA Reunion-2008

Below you can find the link to my speech the SUTA Reunion-2008 https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B_ME-s_uj2-tOGIxYWM5Y2EtMDc1ZS00NTRkLWI3NjItZjI1ZGExOTI5YmVl&hl=en     ‫ﺳﺨﻨﺮاﻧﯽ دﮐﺘﺮ هژبری در‬ ‫ﭘﻨﺠﻤﻴﻦ گردهمایی ﺟﻬﺎﻧﯽ اﻧﺠﻤﻦ ﺳﻮﺗﺎ‬ ‫وﻧﮑﻮور‬ ‫اﻋﻀﺎﯼ ﻣﺤﺘﺮم ﺳﻮﺗﺎ، دوﺳﺘﺎن ﻋﺰﯾﺰ‬ ‫ﺑﺴﻴﺎر ﺧﻮﺷﺤﺎﻟﻢ ﮐﻪ ﻣﯽ ﺗﻮاﻧﻢ در ﭘﻨﺠﻤﻴﻦ گردهمایی ﺳﻮﺗﺎ ﺷﺮﮐﺖ ﮐﻨﻢ و ﺷﻤﺎ را ﺑﺎر دﯾﮕﺮ ﺑﺒﻴﻨﻢ.‬ ‫ﺷﻤﺎ ﺑﻪ ﺧﻮﺑﯽ ﻣﯽ داﻧﻴﺪ ﮐﻪ ﺑﺮﮔﺰارﯼ گردهمایی ﺟﻬﺎﻧﯽ

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2006 SUTA Reunion- Visa Revocation

For the 2006 SUTA Reunion in Santa Clara, California, US Consulates have cooperated, and to our delight, issued more than 160 visas to participants coming from Iran. But just before the Reunion these visas were canceled without notice. Participants arriving for Reunion were detained at the airport, interrogated, photographed, hand cuffed, and transported in security

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Hojabri’s Speech: Recognizing Dr. Mojtahedi at Stanford

Recognition of Dr. Mojtahedi at Stanford   Ladies and Gentlemen:  Our last recognition this evening goes to these two noblemen who could not be here with us tonight. In fact given the circumstances, we did not even ask them to join. Nonetheless their spirit is hard to miss around here as their vision and dedication touched

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House of Iran

خانه ایران در سن دیگو خانه ایران در بخش کلبه های بین المللی پارک بلبوا در سن دیگو ساخته شده است. خانه ایران در سال 1370 به ابتکار خانم ریتا بغیری تاسیس شد و ایشان  تا پایان سال 1374 نخستین رئیس خانه ایران بودند. شهر سن دیگو در سال 1375 با ساختن خانه ایران در پارک بلبوا موافقت کرد و بدنبال آن در سال

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A made-up Translation of Cyrus Cylinder

Rahavard will correct the translation of Cyrus Cylinder Date 1/9/2014 From:  Sholeh Shams To:  Hojabri@aol.com Thank you Dr. Hojabri We will correct this in the next issue of Rahavard. Ba Mehr Sholeh Sholeh Shams Shahbaz Rahavard Quarterly Persian Journal of Iranian Studies www.rahavard.com Tel: 1-424 – 273 – 1733 Fax: 1-424 – 273 – 1734

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History of Cyrus Cylinder by A. J. Cave

The Crown Jewel      A.J. Cave, an Iranian-American novelist has written 5 very interesting articles about History of Cyrus Cylinder. She has pulled together these articles in an e-Book that can be downloaded for free:    https://www.dropbox.com/s/xm891z6f2xwodk5/Persianology-road-to-persiana-2013-120113-download.pdf   Ms. Cave is an Associate Member Member of Sharif University of Technology Association (SUTA).   The last day of the ground-breaking

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Persian Language Online

Dear Friends: The Persian Language Foundation, a UK-registered non-profit organization, founded by Dr. Ali Sattaripour, has created a free, online Persian language-learning resource. The website: www.persianlanguageonline.com uses multimedia to offer a truly useful tool for the English-speakers interested in learning the Persian language. This website is a work in progress, with the first level for absolute beginners complete. It will

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Cyrus Cylinder Tour of USA

Cyrus Cylinder Tour of USA Dear Fredun, As you are aware, Cyrus Cylinder has been sent to USA to be exhibited in 5 cities, starting in March in Washington DC. The last Exhibition is in October/ November at Getty Museum in Los Angeles.  The tour is sponsored by the British Museum, Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF), and