Roshan Undergraduate Persian Studies Journal

Logo Design by Amaal Yazdi

April 14, 2017

Image Courtesy of Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute

Philanthropy has been an inseparable component of the Persian identity since the first Persian kings.  This ethos continues to be a thread throughout the dynamic history of the Persian people, b...

October 28, 2016

It seems these days you cannot log onto Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest without your stomach growling as you scroll and scroll through pictures and videos of edible decadence.  While man’s love of food predates history, anyone who frequents the...

June 5, 2016

Art work courtesy of Rashin Kheiriyeh


The Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at University of Maryland has taken on the project of creating a digital library of Persian resources.  The Roshan Initiative in Persian Digital Humanities is composed...

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The Roshan Undergraduate Persian Studies Journal is a project initiated by the Roshan Undergraduate Ambassadors as part of University of Maryland’s Persian Studies program.

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Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland aspires to be the premier center for the learning, understanding, and appreciation of Persian culture in the United States.