SOAS University of London

Department of Religions & Philosophies, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Following the Peacock: the Yezidis (Seminar)

Dr. Eszter Sp├Ąt (Central European University, Budapest)

Date: 28 October 2014Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 28 October 2014Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Djam Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Seminar

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

Please note: this lecture will be preceded by a screening of an anthropological documentary on Monday 27 October, 17.00-18.00 in the Djam Lecture Theatre.

The film follows the tour of the ‘Standard of the Peacock’ (the most sacred object in the Yezidi religious tradition) through the settlements of Mount Sinjar. The film was shot in 2011 and 2012 with support by the Hungarian OTKA and Gerda Henkel Foundation.