16th December 2021 – 5:00 PM The Royal Society for Asian Affairs are pleased to announce a series of events on Culture, Conflict and Recovery in Asia which will be delivered jointly with Aleph Strategies, commencing with Rory Stewart, former UK International Development Secretary, author and founder of the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, speaking online from Yale University. Please join them […]
Sören Stark, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World , New York University Monday, November 15, 2021 | 12:00 PM (EST, UTC -5) | Zoom A lecture exploring the rise of Sogdiana as one of Eurasia’s economic power houses during Late Antiquity.
05.11.2021 at 18:00 Ebba Koch (University of Vienna) “The water palace of Hiran Minar and the hunting traditions of the Mugal Emperors” Seminarraum 1/ ISTB (Campus der Universität Wien, Hof 2, Eingang 2.7, 1. Stock) Please rsvp by November 3, 2021, to firstname.lastname@example.org 2 ½ G rules will apply for attendance. Further information, see the following website:
In conjunction with the international workshop Persian Art in Vienna: The Shifting of Objects, Images and Ideas in Early 20th Century Central Europe 29-30 October 2021 the following two events are held: Evening Lecture: Matthew Rampley (Masaryk University Brno) Alois Musil (1868-1944): Scholar, Theologian, Patriot, Imperialist, Adventurer Friday 29 October 2021 17:30 – 18:30 CET Institute of Art HistoryUniversity of ViennaSeminar Room 1Universitätscampus AAKH, Hof 9Spitalgasse 2A-1090 Vienna This is an in-person event. This event is now […]
Date Wednesday 9th June 17.00 (London) Organised by The Iran Heritage Foundation Description Zoroastrianism is one of the world’s oldest religions and the exhibition Epic Iran, co-organised by the V&A and IHF, will feature a small number of objects exploring the history of its practice in ancient Iran. It became the state religion under the Sasanians, […]
Pasargadae and Persepolis Revisited: The Extended Achaemenid Cities beyond the Royal Palaces Online lectureTuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12pmNational Museum of Asian ArtWashington, DC Register here: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9Zqr780mRaauqOCWQN_OeA Besides their royal residences in old and populous cities such as Susa or Babylon, the first Achaemenid kings chose Pasargadae and Persepolis on the Iranian Plateau, sites with limited […]
UCLA Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series May 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Up to the present day Zoroastrian priests perform a millennia old ritual, the Yasna, in which the recitation of ancient Avestan texts accompanies the performance of ritual actions. Using new visual source material of images and film clips, this lecture discusses the performance of […]
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (CDT) Antoin Sevruguin was one of the central figures in the development of photography in Persia at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. He was an owner of a successful photo studio in Tehran, the winner of numerous medals at international expositions in Europe, […]
May 14, 2021 at 4:30 pm-6:30 pm | London Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations Aga Khan University Events | The Aga Khan University (aku.edu) nterrupted and restricted, research and resulting scholarship has taken a decided turn to the digital to provide materials in the age of COVID-19. In academia, we have seen requests […]
Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 5:30 pm (GMT) Online Lecture via Zoom. Organised by the research project “Bilderfahrzeuge”, hosted by the Warburg Institute. Free and open to all. The Power of Duplication: Medieval Persian Painting through Photographs, ca. 1890- 1920 – BILDERFAHRZEUGE (hypotheses.org) Please book in advance for this event via the Warburg Institute website.