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June 2019

Saljuq Monuments in the Azerbaijan Region, the Jame’ Mosque of Urmiyeh

16 June @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1623 Shariati Avenue, 1623 Dr Shariati Avenue
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Lecture by Alireza Anisi (Iranian Research Institute for Cultural Heritage and Tourism)

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The rediscovery of mina’i wares and the fiction of completion: 13th century polychrome Iranian ceramics and their reception in the 20th century

10 June @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH
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The lecture will start with a short tribute to Dr Michael Axworthy and will finish with a short drinks reception. Mina’i wares were unknown prior to the late nineteenth century, but by 1940 numerous seemingly complete vessels had been published, displayed, and collected across Europe, North American, and beyond. These wares mark the birth of Persian miniature painting, and feature a wide array of techniques and figural scenes. As virtually all extant examples have been recovered from an archaeological context, and…

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April 2019

BIPS Spring Roundtable 2019

12 April @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
£5

Time and date: 12.30pm – 4pm 12 April 2019 Location: St John's House, University of St Andrews, South St, St Andrews. The Roundtable will start with a sandwich lunch at 12.30 in the Undercroft, then presentations in the New Seminar Room. Coffee will also be served. We ask for a £5 contribution to cover catering costs, payable in cash on the day. This annual event showcases the academic research undertaken by recent recipients of BIPS research and travel grants. A…

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March 2019

AKS Lambton Memorial lecture – 13 March 2019

13 March @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH
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"How Mongol was the Mongol Empire" Time: 6pm Details: Professor David O. Morgan, professor emeritus of history of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and author of The Mongols, will speak on nature of the Mongol Empire in Iran (13th century). Please note this is a change to the previously advertised speaker. Traditionally, we have tended to see the Mongol Empire of the 13th century as, essentially, a military phenomenon, created by a people whose abilities were mainly in the areas of destruction and massacre. When it…

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February 2019

Perspectives of Archaeological Studies in Neolithic Iran

18 February @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1623 Shariati Avenue, 1623 Dr Shariati Avenue
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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