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Department of Religions and Philosophies

Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture Series

SOAS in association with The World Zoroastrian Organisation presents the annual Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture series.

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The Path of Justice: Rašnu and the Cosmography of the Rašn Yašt

Dr Leon Goldman (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, SOAS)

Presenting the Eighteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture.

30 April 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Recent research on Zoroastrian communities in modern Iran

Dr Sarah Stewart (SOAS)

Presenting the Seventeenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

8 May 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

When Was Zarathushtra?

Professor Martin West (All Souls College, Oxford)

Presenting the Sixteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

2 May 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Some thoughts on Young Avestan yazatas

Professor Jean Kellens (Collège de France, Paris)

Presenting the Fifteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

26 April 2012, Brunei Gallery, BGLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Why Do We Really Need a New edition of the Avesta?

Professor Alberto Cantera (University of Salamanca)

Presenting the Fourteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

5 May 2011, Brunei Gallery, BGLT, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Presents the Thirteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture: The Oldest Zoroastrian Calendar

Professor Stanley Insler (Yale University)
6 May 2010, Brunei Gallery, Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Oldest Zoroastrian Calendar

Professor Stanley Insler (Yale University)

Presenting the Thirteenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

6 May 2010, Brunei Gallery, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Zoroastrian Migration to India: The Archaeological Evidence

Dr Rukshana Nanji (Deccan College, University of Pune, India)

Presenting the Twelfth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

30 April 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dasturji Dr Kutar Memorial Lecture

Professor A.D.H. Bivar (SOAS)

The Eleventh Dasturji Dr Kutar Memorial Lecture
Professor A.D.H. Bivar (SOAS)
Mithraism and Zoroastrianism: some thoughts on the prehistory
of the religion

15 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mithraism and Zoroastrianism: Some Thoughts on the Prehistory of the Religion

Professor Werner Sundermann (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin)

Presenting the Eleventh Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

15 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Zoroastrian Tales in Non-Zoroastrian Transmission and Transformation

Professor Werner Sundermann (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin)

Presenting the Tenth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

3 May 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Rangoon Navjote Case (1914–25): Adventures in Parsi Legal History

Dr Mitra Sharafi (Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge)

Presenting the Ninth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

24 April 2006, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Zarathushtra, the Truthful and Truth

Professor Dr Helmut Humbach (Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)

Presenting the Eighth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

26 May 2005, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Astronomy and Astrology in Pre-Islamic Iran

Professor Antonio Panaino (University of Ravenna)

Presenting the Seventh Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

6 May 2004, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On the Treatment of Animals in Zoroastrian Law

Professor Maria Macuch (Free University of Berlin)

Presenting the Sixth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

1 May 2003, Brunei Gallery, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Gauntlet of Dualism: The Challenge of Ādurbād in Denkard III Then and Now

Dr Alan Williams (University of Manchester)

Presenting the Fifth Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

25 April 2002, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

God-Centered Poetry: Ring Composition and the Words of the Prophet

Dr Almut Hintze (Research Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge)

Presenting the Third Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

19 May 2000, Brunei Gallery, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

War and Medicine in Zoroastrianism

Professor John R. Hinnells

Presenting the Second Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

29 April 1999, Brunei Gallery, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Zoroastrian Influence on the Religions of the Hellenistic-Roman World

Professor Anders Hultgård (University of Uppsala)

Presenting the First Dastur Dr Sohrab Hormasji Kutar Memorial Lecture

27 April 1998, Brunei Gallery, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM