Roshan Undergraduate Persian Studies Journal

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April 14, 2017

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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...

January 4, 2017


During the 1970’s, many Lor men from Khorramabad, Iran and the surrounding areas in the province of Lorestan migrated to the United States. They settled in Baltimore, Maryland, and they nicknamed their settlement “BaltiLor.” Approxima...

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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.