Seminar Series

Seminar Series

Seminars are held at 5.15pm in the Old Seminar Room, 71 South Street

2 March 2017
Richard Wittmann (Orient-Institut Istanbul):
Mercy for the beast? Two Early Examples of Pathocentric Animal Protection in the Islamic World

9 March 2017
Rebecca Darley (Birkbeck):
By Land and Sea: Comparing Byzantine and Sasanian Policies towards Eastern Trade, c.350-600

30 March 2017 (Annual lecture of the Centre for Anatolian and East Mediterranean Studies)
Scott Redford (SOAS)
Artistic Exchange between Medieval Anatolia and Syria

6 April 2017
Jo van Steenbergen (Ghent)
Narratives of Royal Pilgrimage, Constructions of Muslim Kingship, and Authorship in Late Medieval Egypt

13 April 2017
Denis Volkov (Manchester)
‘His stout upholding of Russian interests was only mellowed by the presence of his charming wife’ :Russo-British Imperialismand the Intellectual in the Middle East

20 April 2017
Chris Markiewicz (Oxford)
The Timurid Vocabulary of Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire of the Sixteenth Century