Professor Andrew Newman has announced a Call for Papers for the second workshop to be held as part of his Modern Research Programme –  RECOVERING ‘LOST VOICES’:
  THE ROLE AND DEPICTION OF IRANIAN/PERSIANATE SUBALTERNS FROM THE 13TH CENTURY TO THE MODERN PERIOD.   A multi-year research project funded by the British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS).

The second of four workshops – on subalterns across the entire Persianate world in the Safavid and Afsharid periods (1501- 1747) – will be held at the University of Edinburgh, UK, on 19-21 May, 2017.    Accommodation provided. Further, limited support is available, especially for PhD students and unaffiliated scholars. Abstracts due by 6 January, 2017.

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