Toronto Conference on Iran
Robert Lansdale Photography
December 10, 1971
Photographs of reception and talk given at the Toronto Conference on Iran in 1971. This conference was sponsored by the University of Toronto Department of Islamic Studies and scholars at McGill University in celebration of the 2500th anniversary of Iranian culture. Speakers included Prof. Roger M. Savory, G.M. Wickens and G.M.Meredith-Owens of the University of Toronto. Also in attendance: Canada's Governor General Roland Michener and his wife; Speaker of the Senate, Hon. Jean-Paul Deschatelets; acting President of the University of Toronto, Dr. John H. Sword; Director of McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies, Professor Charles J. Adams; Professor E. J. Keall, University of Toronto Department of Islamic Studies; and Iranian Ambassador Hon. Mohammed Goodarzi. The photographs include a portrait of Ronald Michener, an Iranian gift to the Governor General, gifts and souvenirs from His Excellency's visit to Iran.
"Scholars Celebrarte a Birthday" University of Toronto Graduate, January 1972, pp. 11-12."Conference on Iranian Civilization and Culture Here Dec 10 and 11" The Bulletin, November 24, 1971, p. 3.
73 negatives : b&w ; 35 mm
Robert Lansdale Photography fonds
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University of Toronto Archives and Robert Lansdale, photographer.
Events - Conferences and Talks