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Past & Forthcoming Event

Bert Fragner Memorial Lecture

(1 December 2022)


A full biography of Bert Fragner (1941-2021) and his publications: https://www.oeaw.ac.at/en/iran/institute/staff/former-staff-members/bert-g-fragner

Obituary: https://brill.com/view/journals/jps/aop/article-10.1163-18747167-bja10026/article-10.1163-18747167-bja10026.xml

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