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Department of the Study of Religions

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.

Previous Events in this series

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.

Followed by refreshments.

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

Followed by refreshments.

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

Follow by reception.

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)

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

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