SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Tue, 31 May 2016 11:04:59 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Jordan Lectures 2016 – The Many Lives of Mani: Inter-Religious Polemic and Scholarly Controversy http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/events/jordan-lectures-in-comparative-religion/31may2016-jordan-lectures-2016--the-many-lives-of-mani-inter-religious-polemic-and-scholarly-controv.html

Date: 31 May 2016 05:00pm

Finishes:31 May 2016 07:00pm

Venue: Brunei Gallery

Room: B 104

Keynote lecture: This lecture looks at the ways in which Mani was remembered by his followers, caricatured by his opponents, and has been invented and reinvented according to the vagaries of scholarly fashion.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 16:00:00 +0100
Jordan Lectures 2016 – Mani’s Background and Early Life: Who was He and What did He Think ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/events/jordan-lectures-in-comparative-religion/01jun2016-jordan-lectures-2016--manis-background-and-early-life-who-was-he-and-what-did-he-think-he-.html

Date: 1 June 2016 05:00pm

Finishes:1 June 2016 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G 51a

Seminar 1: This seminar discusses and compares the varied pictures of Mani, including topics such as his origins, name and the religious experiences that he claimed.

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0100
Jordan Lectures 2016 – Mani’s Career as the ‘Apostle of Jesus Christ’: His Missions and ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/events/jordan-lectures-in-comparative-religion/02jun2016-jordan-lectures-2016--manis-career-as-the-apostle-of-jesus-christ-his-missions-and-the-com.html

Date: 2 June 2016 05:00pm

Finishes:2 June 2016 07:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G 51a

Seminar 2: This seminar examines Mani’s missions and the community he founded within the context of the many intellectual, spiritual and doctrinal traditions with which he interacted.

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Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0100
Jordan Lectures 2016 – Mani’s Death: Inter-Religious Conflict in Early Sasanian Iran and ... http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/events/jordan-lectures-in-comparative-religion/03jun2016-jordan-lectures-2016--manis-death-inter-religious-conflict-in-early-sasanian-iran-and-the-.html

Date: 3 June 2016 12:00pm

Finishes:3 June 2016 01:00pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: G 3

Seminar 3: This seminar examines the various available sources, and question the factual and counter-factual memory of the apostle preserved into the medieval and modern world.

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:00:00 +0100