This event brings together international scholars discussing Indo-Persian musical hybrids in four different musical traditions within current geographical borders of Afghanistan and Pakistan/Iran.
Mejgan Massoumi (Stanford University)
Ariane Zevaco (CNRS, France)
Jean During (CNRS, France)
Brian Bond (CUNY)
Chair and Moderator
George Murer (CUNY)
Image credit: Jean During, Essaq and Aliok
About the Event Series
The Indo-Persian Musical Confluence Symposium presents a series of performances, workshops, and presentations by academics, independent scholars, musicians and artists whose work relates to Indo-Persian musical cultures, including the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Iran.
This collective exploration of the Indo-Persian musical exchange aims to give new prominence to its contemporary legacy while enhancing musical relationships, collaborations, and comparative research.
The Mohindar Brar Sambhi Chair in Indian Music at The Herb Alpert School of Music
UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology
UCLA Center for Musical Humanities and the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Funds
UCLA Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies
UCLA Iranian Studies program
UCLA Center for India and South Asia (CISA)
UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES)