PLIS Symposium, 17th -18th January 2017, Tehran
The Symposium of Head of Persian Language, Literature, and Iranology Departments in Overseas Universities and Academic Institutes was organized by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) of the I.R. of Iran took place at the University of Allameh Tabatabi.
In this meeting, Directors and distinguished lecturers of departments of Persian Language and Iranian Studies from 43 different countries were invited, where the event had a successful turnout of representatives of 31 countries attending this event. The Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Prof. Farhadi, the Acting Minister in International Scientific Cooperation, Prof. Salar Amoli, Director of the Saadi Foundation, Dr. Hadaad Adel, Dr. Mavanizadeh, the deputy minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Chancellors of Iranian universities, and outstanding Persian Language lecturers from Iranian universities were other attendees of this Symposium.
Through national reports and presentations of the attendees, this two-day Symposium hopes to get the recent updates of the current challenges, strengths and weakness of the Persian Chairs in these countries.