Seminar Series

Seminars are held at 5.15pm and all are welcome. Unless stated otherwise, location is the Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street.

Thursday 8 March

Dr Richard McClary (Edinburgh)

Re-contextualising the Object: Using New Technologies to Reconstruct Lost Interiors of Medieval Islamic Buildings

Thursday 15 March — POSTPONED (2018–19)

Dr Siavush Randjbar-Daemi (St Andrews)

Close Encounters of a Communist Kind: The Tudeh-Partito Comunista Italiano Entanglement

Thursday 5 April

Dr Mustafa Tupev (Oxford)

Constructing Politics with Bricks: Stylistic Changes in the Architecture of Bukhara after 1557

Thursday 12 April

Dr Ilse Sturkenboom (St Andrews)

Why was ʿAṭṭār’s Manṭiq al-Ṭayr (‘Conference of the Birds’) Illustrated?

Monday 16 April (Parliament Hall—CAEMS annual lecture, jointly with SAIMS)

Professor Dimiter Angelov (Harvard)

Native or Western? New Evidence on Ordeals in Byzantium

Thursday 19 April

Dr Fiona Haarer (King’s College)

Diplomacy, Acculturation, Christianisation: Justinian’s Foreign Policy in the East

Wednesday 25 April (Parliament Hall—Browne Lecture, Iranian Institute)

Sir Geoffrey Adams

Patient Diplomacy