Following the success of the first three series on The Idea of Iran, the London Middle East Institute, SOAS and the British Museum with the support of the Soudavar Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce the fourth series of lectures which will be held as a one day symposium. Contributions by six eminent scholars will cover aspects of the late-Sasanian period in Iran. Please see details below.
The Idea of Iran:
the late Sasanian period
Venue: G2, SOAS
Date: Saturday 27 January 2007
Time: 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM (Registration from 8:45 AM)
Admission: £15.00; conc. (OAPs & LMEI Affiliates) £10.00; Students free (to include lunch and refreshments).
Enquiries & Bookings: Vincenzo Paci E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel. No. 020 7898 4490; Fax: 020 7898 4329
- Prof Nicholas Sims-Williams, SOAS, London
The Sasanians in the East: a Bactrian archive from northern Afghanistan
- Prof Shaul Shaked, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Religion in the Sasanian Empire: Eran, Aneran, and other designations
- Dr R. Shayagan, University of California, Los Angeles
The Roman Wars of the Sasanian King of Kings Shapur II
- Prof James Howard-Johnston, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
State and Society in Late Antique Iran
- Prof Philippe Gignoux, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris
Prices and drachms in the late Sasanian period
- Dr Philip Huyse, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris
Late Sasanian society between orality and literacy
Cheques should be made payable to the ‘London Middle East Institute’.
Please note that although you will be able to register on the day itself from 8:45 AM onwards we are unable to guarantee that seats will be available and advise that in order to secure a place you register in advance.
London Middle East Institute
School of Oriental & African Studies
Tel. No: 0207 898 4490
Fax: 0207 898 4329