The Idea of Iran: Turks and Persians and the spread of the Persianate world

“The eighth programme in the series will focus on the years around the end of the first millennium CE, when the political and cultural strength of the Abbasid Caliphate was on the wane and when the Eastern lands of the Islamic empire began to be take on a new character, which has been dubbed ‘Persianate’ or ‘Perso-Islamic’.”

The Idea of Iran: Turks and Persians and the spread of the Persianate world.

Date: 21 May 2011
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Venue: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS
Organisers: Centre for Iranian Studies (SOAS) and the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford
Sponsor: Soudavar Memorial Foundation