Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS)

The Association for the Study of Persianate Societies is a non-governmental, non-political, not-for-profit professional organization for researchers and scholars interested in the culture and civilization of the Persian-speaking societies and related areas in the Iranian civilizational area. It publishes the Journal of Persianate Studies, a collection of scholarly articles, book reviews and conference reports, and the semi-annual ASPS Newsletter. The Association’s biennial conferences have been held in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, India, Pakistan, Georgia and Armenia since its inauguration in Tajikistan in 2002. Twelve regional branches give ASPS an international presence.

President: Sunil Sharma 
Secretary: Daniel Beben

Membership - Annual Dues (1 year / 2 years / 3 years)
Individual: $80 / $150 / $200
Institutional: $200 / $375 / $550

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