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November 2019

PERSIKA – A Day of ‘Persian Things’

27 November @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cardiff University, 70 Park Place
Cardiff, CF10 3AS United Kingdom
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As part of our Ancient Programme, BIPS Trustee Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones will be holding a workshop at Cardiff University on Wednesday, 27 November. Topics being presented range from Persian representation in ancient novels to dating the Book of Esther to gendered notions of the ‘harem.’ To see all the scheduled talks, you can download the full programme here. Session 1: 9.30-12.00 The Tower Building (70 Park Place) room 0.03  Session 2: 1.00-6.00 The Tower Building (70 Park Place) room 0.01  All are…

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BIPS 2019 Annual Lecture

25 November @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH
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We are excited to welcome Dr Saeed Talajooy (University of St Andrews) as the speaker for 2019 AGM lecture on Monday, 25 November. The lecture will begin at 6:30pm. Members are invited to arrive at 6:00pm in order to attend the AGM. The Depiction of the Intelligentsia in Early Twentieth-Century Iranian Drama Intelligentsia. Related to Hasan Moqaddam's Jafar Khan has Come from Europe (1922). This talk will examine the history of the early engagements of Iranian drama with the roles and the challenges that the Iranian intelligentsia faced in negotiating a successful path to modernisation between 1906…

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An Introduction to Ancient Glass Studies

3 November @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
1623 Shariati Avenue, 1623 Dr Shariati Avenue
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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An Introduction to Ancient Glass Studies: Research in the evolution of glass making from the beginning to the early Islamic centuries. by Dr Navid Salehvand (Historical Archaeology and researcher of Ancient Glass) Please note, the lecture will be delivered in Persian, with abstracts of the lecture available in English. The PowerPoint will also be in both Persian and English.

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July 2019

Molecular Archaeology in Iran

17 July @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1623 Shariati Avenue, 1623 Dr Shariati Avenue
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Join us this Wednesday evening for Motahare Feizabadi Farahani's lecture: Molecular Archaeology in Iran: Necessities, Barriers and Future Strategies. The event will be held at BIPS's Tehran Institute and is free to attend. The lecture will begin at 5:30pm. Farahani is a current PhD candidate at the Lundbeck Foundation, GeoGenetics Centre, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen.

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Political and Military Strategy of the Sassanians towards the Lands to the South of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman

8 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1623 Shariati Avenue, 1623 Dr Shariati Avenue
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Join us on 8 July 2019 for a discussion by Dr Kamyar Abdi at the BIPS Institute in Tehran. His seminar will cover the military and political strategies employed by the Sassanians. Dr Kamyar Abdi is an archaeologist and scholar of ancient Iran, and has taught in Iran and the United States. He was a Scholar in Residence at the Jordan Centre for Persian Studies at University of California, Irvine. He is now at the Archaeological Research Centre of the…

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