Agreeable News from Persia: What 18th and early 19th century American newspaper readers knew about contemporary events in Iran

With Daniel T. Potts Zoom Webinar British Institute of Persian Studies Seminar Series Wednesday 22 February 2023 06:00 PM (GMT) Registration: Contrary to what most people imagine, 18th and early 19th century newspapers carried a considerable amount of news reports about contemporary events in Iran. In this talk early American newspapers will be surveyed, showing that […]

Preaching Christianity in the Muslim Ilkhanate: On the manuscripts of Persian Bibles from Fourteenth Century Tabriz

With Andrew Peacock Zoom Webinar Institute of Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences Tuesday 7 February 2023 05:00 PM (CET) Registration: The study of nomads’ manuscript cultures has understandably and rightly focused on the vast range of material related to Islam in one way or another. Yet even after conversion to Islam, the Ilkhanate […]