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Workshop April 1st

Tuesday, April 1 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Regenstein Library, Room 122 Writing trans-regional intellectual history and the rediscovery of early modern Indo-Persian philology (click here to see the program) This workshop is part of the of the Neubauer Collegium … Continue reading

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Summary of the Paris conference

Follow this link to read the summary of the Paris conference.

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Conference in Paris November 2013

The next event of the project will be held in Paris on 14-15 November 2013. This international conference will gather the scholars who contributed to the symposium in Chicago (October 2012) as well as new participants. Please see the program and … Continue reading

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  The first event will take place at the University of Chicago on October 18-19 (Thursday and Friday). Click on the picture to go to U of C calendar Courtesy of the Bnf. Jāmī, Tuḥfat al-aḥrār, Bnf Supp. Persan 547, … Continue reading

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Hamid Algar’s new book on Jami (OUP series Makers of Islamic Civilizations)

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A Worldwide Literature: Jāmī (1414-1492) in the Dār al-Islām and Beyond

Background After the conquests of Tamerlane (1336–1405) and the monumental urban projects conducted in Samarqand in the fifteenth century, Herat (in present-day Afghanistan) became the centre of the Persian-speaking Muslim world.[1] By commissioning large-scale projects that somehow followed the impulse … Continue reading

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