SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

The Idea of Iran: The Turko-Timurid Intermezzo

Date: 18 November 2017Time: 9:30 AM

Finishes: 19 November 2017Time: 2:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Symposium

Convened by Sarah Stewart, SOAS and Charles Melville, University of Cambridge.

The Centre for Iranian Studies, the Department of Religions and Philosophies, SOAS and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge remain deeply grateful to the Soudavar Memorial Foundation for their continued support for this series.


  • Shahzad Bashir, Stanford University
  • Michele Bernardini, University of Naples "L'Orientale"
  • Elaheh Kheirandish, Harvard University
  • Beatrice Manz, Tufts University
  • Elena Paskaleva, Leiden University
  • Eleanor Sims, Independent Scholar
  • Maria Subtelny, University of Toronto
  • Marc Toutant, EHESS-Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales
  • Daniel Zakrzewski, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
  • John Woods, University of Chicago

Admission: £15; Conc. & LMEI Affiliates: £10; Students: Free.

Pre-registration required. To register please visit the SOAS Online Store. Students wishing to attend should contact Vincenzo Paci at:

All Publications in the Idea of Iran Series

Organiser: Centre for Iranian Studies

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Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330/4490

Sponsor: Soudavar Memorial Foundation