Ērānšahr inTransition Conference: West and Central Asia Between the Sasanians and Islam, 600-750 CE

Fri, May 10, 2019 (All day) to Sat, May 11, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
JRR-399
Sponsor(s): 
Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies
Comparative Antiquity
Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity
Center for Collaborative History Humanities Council
Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

This conference brings together the leading scholars of the fields of late antique, Sasanian, and early Islamic history in order to study the period of transition – defined broadly as 600-750 CE – in Central and West Asia, with a particular focus on the social, political, economic, and institutional history of the Sasanian Empire. 

Participants: Michael Bates, Thomas Benfey, Kevin van Bladel, Michael Cook, Nicola di Cosmo, Touraj Daryaee, Aleksander Engeskaug, Peter Golden, Simcha Gross, Robert Haug, Ani Honarchian, James Howard-Johnston, Robert Hoyland, Janos Jany, Judith Lerner, Scott McDonough, Yaara Perlman, Stephen Rapp, Khodadad Rezakhani, Stuart Sears, Dan Sheffield, P. Oktor Skjærvø, Yuri Stoyanov, Alison Vacca, Joel Walker.  

Convened and Organised by: Khodadad Rezakhani, Associate Research Scholar, Mossavar-Rahmani Center.

Please RSVP by 5/8 to iran@princeton.edu.

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