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The New Persian Romance in a Global Middle Ages

The New Persian Romance in a Global Middle Ages

The New Persian Romance in a Global Middle Ages with Cameron Cross   In the early tenth century CE, a remarkable literary event took place, in which well-known stories of lovers were recast by court-affiliated poets as independent versified works in the emergent...

Fifty Shades of Collecting: Jean Pozzi and his Islamic Collection

Fifty Shades of Collecting: Jean Pozzi and his Islamic Collection

Fifty Shades of Collecting: Jean Pozzi and his Islamic Collection with Negar Habibi   This talk aims to document the life and art collecting career of Jean Pozzi (1885-1967), a French plenipotentiary Minister in Iran (in 1935) and Egypt (1939-1942). Over the...

Staging Piety: The Takkiyya Muʿavin al-Mulk in Kermanshah

Staging Piety: The Takkiyya Muʿavin al-Mulk in Kermanshah

Staging Piety: The Takkiyya Muʿavin al-Mulk in Kermanshah with Nahid Massoumeh Assemi   The Takkiyya Mu’avin al-Mulk is a privately built complex in the city of Kermanshah in western Iran, dedicated to the annual commemoration of the martyrdom of Husayn ibn ‘Ali...

Persian Historiography across Empires

Persian Historiography across Empires

Persian Historiography across Empires with Sholeh Quinn   This presentation will discuss some of the main features of Persian historiography under the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals. Early modern chroniclers engaged in a number of historiographical practices,...

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