• The first voloume of the series Avestan Manuscripts in Iran has already appeared: The Liturgical Widewdad manuscript ms. 4161 (Wandidad-e Jahanbaxshi), Girona-Tehran, 2015. More info here
  • The book A. Cantera, Vers une édition de la liturgie longue zoroastrienne. Pensées et travaux préliminaires (Cahiers de Studia iranica , 51) has been published.
  • Bahram Boroumand helds a seminary on Avestan Paleography at the University of Salamanca between July 7 and 10, 2014
  • The Exhition The Everlasting Flame (11th october-14th december 2013, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London) shows a nice sample of Avestan manuscripts usually hosted in the British Library
  • The text of the Yasna ī Rapihwin ceremony is already available in ADA, vid. complete ceremonies"
Universidad de Salamanca Junta de Castilla y León Casa asia Ministerio de ciencia e innovación





  1. Avestan in the Second Pavia Interantional School for Indo-european Linguistics. Pavia (Italy) 9-14 September 2013
  2. Collège de France, Mai-June 2013. Four lectures:


  1. The Iranian manuscripts of the Avesta and the need of a new edition of the Avesta, University of Kerman, 12 March 2012 & Zoroastrian Community of Tehran, 15 March 2012 web info in Amordad News


  1. Die rituelle Mannifaltigkeit des Hochamtes in den Handschriften des Avesta, Seminar für Iranistik, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, 07/02/2011 text
  2. The Yasna Sāde manuscripts B3 (Bombay University Library) and L17 (Mss Avestan 17, British Library), Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 18/04/2011 power point
  3. Why do we really need a new edition of the Avesta, Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture Series, organized by the World Zoroastrian Association and SOAS, 05/05/2011 and Ancient India & Iran Trust, Cambridge, 06/05/2011 power point & text
  4. La cérémonie du Wisperad, Collège de France, Paris, June 2011 resume

Comuncations in conferences from 2009 on

  1. "The antiphonal recitation of the Ahuna Vairiia", I Encuentro de la Sociedad de Estudios Iranios y Turanios, Girona, 16 december 2014 handout
  2. "The orthography of the Avestan G.Sg. of the u-stems", ECoDa meeting, Fankfurt, 3-5 July 2014 handout
  3. Editing the Zoroastrian long liturgy, in: Editing the impossible: fragments, palimpsests, multiple recensions... RNP Comparative Oriental Manuscripts Studiest (COMSt), Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 14-15 Ocotober 2013. text & handout
  4. The sacrifice (Yasna) to Ahura Mazda: its antiquity and variety in Looking back: the formation of Zoroastrian identity through the rediscovery of the past, 11-12th october 2013, SOAS, London power point & text
  5. "Illuminated Avestan manuscripts of the Zoroastrian long liturgy", Celebrating a Treasure: 140 Anniversary of the First Dastur Meherjirana Library, Navsari (India), 13-16 January 2013 power point & text & handout
  6. "Talking with God: the Zoroastrian intercalation ceremonies", The international Symposium The Book. Romania, Europe, 5th edition. September 23-27, 2012 text & handout
  7. “Towards a new edition of the Avesta: problems and perspectives”, ISIS Conference 2012, Istambul 1-5 August 2012 power point & text
  8. “From a static view to a fluid view of the Avestan transmission”, Zabanha wa guyweshha- ye Irani, Tehran 5-6 june 2012
  9. “The importance of the Iranian manuscripts for a new edition of the Avesta”, Iranian and Indo-European Onomastics and Linguistics. Symposium in the memory of Manfred Mayrhofer (1926–2011), Vienna, 10-12 may 2012 handout & text
  10. “The problems of the transmission of the Avesta and the tools for Avestan text criticism“, Methods and means for digital analysis of classical and medieval texts and manuscripts, Lovaina, 2-3 april 2012 power point & text
  11. Algunas reflexiones fundamentales sobre la transmisión del Avesta: los manuscritos mixtos de Yasna del tipo de Pt4 y los Yasna Sāde iranios Mf1 y F3a, EOS700, Salamanca, 28-30 September 2011 power point & text
  12. Nērangs and Nērangestān, 7th European Conference of Iranian Studies; Cracow, September 7-10, 2011 power point & text
  13. Yima et la daēnā mazdéenne, Yamá/Yima : variations indo-iraniennes sur la geste mythique, Collège de France, Paris, 9-10 june 2011handout
  14. The Old Avestan texts in the Visperad and Videvdad ceremonies, Questions zoroastriens II. Le sort des Gâthâs. Journées d'études iraniennes à l'occasion du centenaire de Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin, Université de Liège 22-23 april 2010 handout
  15. & text
  16. Building trees: genealogical relations between the manuscripts of Videvdad, Poest, priests, scribes and e-librarians: the transmission of Holy Wisdom in Zoroastrianism, Salamanca, 2nd -5th September 2009 text
  17. Daeuuas vertreibende Worte, Questions zoroastiens: Démonologie iraninienne, Liège, February 2009
  18. Further s. proceedings in Publications