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ARCHIVE 1999 to 2001

CAIS SEMINARS

(Formerly CAIS at SOAS)


 

CAIS@SOAS lectures in chronological order

 

Every Thursday at 4pm

Room B202

Second Floor

Department of Art & Archaeology

Brunei Gallery

School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS)

University of London

 

 

1999

 

29 November 1999

Sasanian Textile,
A. David H. Bivar; Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, SOAS.

 

06 December 1999

Sasanian Metalwork
A. David H. Bivar; Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, SOAS.

 

13 December 1999

Sasanian Coins & Crowns
A. David H. Bivar; Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, SOAS.

 

 

 

 

2000

10 January 2000

Sasanian Architecture & Sculpture,
A. David H. Bivar; 

Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, 

SOAS.

 

17 January 2000

Darius the Great's Monument at Bistun,
Francois de Blois, 

Senior Fellow Researcher , 

Royal Asiatic Society.

 

24 January 2000

The Iranians Revival in Parthian and Sasanian Art,
Dr Vesta Curtis, 

Curator, Department of Coins & Medals, 

The British Museum; The honouree secretary, Institute of Persian Studies.

 

31 January 2000

New Light on a Sasanian City through Excavation at Merv,
Dr St John Simpson, 

Curator, Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities, 

The British Museum.

 

07 February 2000

The Origins of Persian Art,
Dr John Curtis, 

Keeper, Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities, 

The British Museum.

 

14 February 2000

Sasanian Rock-Reliefs,
Dr Georgina Hermann, 

Reader in Western Asiatic Archaeology, 

University College London (UCL).

 

21 February 2000

Parthian Numismatics,
Dr Vesta Curtis, 

Curator, Department of Coins & Medals, 

The British Museum; The honouree secretary, Institute of Persian Studies.

 

28 February 2000

Sasanian Glass: "the evidence for its manufacture & Trade",
Dr St John Simpson, 

Curator, Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities, 

The British Museum.

 

06 March 2000

Royal & Religious Symbols on Iranian Coins,
Dr Vesta Curtis, 

Curator, Department of Coins & Medals, 

The British Museum; The honouree secretary, Institute of Persian Studies.

 

13 March 2000

Kushano-Sasanian Coins,
Dr Elizabeth Errington, 

Curator, Department of Coins & Medals, 

The British Museum.

 

20 March 2000

Sasanian Funerary Practices: the evidence of archaeology,
Dr St John Simpson, Curator, 

Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities, 

The British Museum.

 

2001

 

12 January 2001

Frontiers and Wars

Room G3

at 5:30pm

 

15 January 2001

Light from the East; The Diffusion of Manichaeism

Room BGO5

at 5:30pm

 

18 January 2001

Churches & Empires; Christianity on both sides of political divide

Room BGO5

at 5:30pm

 

25 January 2001

Evolution of Zoroastrian Iconography & Temple Cults 

Dr Oric Basirov

Research fellow at the Achaemenian excavation at Dascylium, Turkey

SOAS

 

01 February 2001

Parthian and Sasanian Coins,
Dr Vesta Curtis, 

Curator, Department of Coins & Medals, 

The British Museum; The honouree secretary, Institute of Persian Studies.

 

08 February 2001

Ancient Iranian Funerary Cults in Western Asia Minor

Dr Oric Basirov

Research fellow at the Achaemenian excavation of Dascylium, Turkey

SOAS

 

22 February 2001

Recent Survey of Islamic Monuments in Khurâsân Proper

Dr Geoffrey King 

Reader in Islamic Art and Archaeology

SOAS.

 

01 March 2001

Darius the Great’s Monument at Bistun
François de Blois  

Senior Fellow Researcher , 

Royal Asiatic Society.

 

08 March 2001

The Periods of Iranian Arts
A. David H. Bivar, FSA

Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, 

SOAS.

 

15 March 2001

The Parthian & Sasanian Artefacts from Iran Bāstān and Baghdad Museums

Dr Geoffrey King 

Reader in Islamic Art and Archaeology

SOAS.

 

22 March 2001

Mithraism in Iran & West

A. David H. Bivar, FSA

Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies, 

SOAS.

 

26 April 2001

The Origin of the Pre-Imperial Iranian Peoples (Part I)

Dr Oric Basirov

Research fellow at the Achaemenian excavation of Dascylium, Turkey

SOAS

 

03 May 2001

The Middle Iranian Scripts & Languages

Professor Nicholas Simms-Williams, FBA

Head of Department of Languages & Cultures of the Near & Middle-East

SOAS

 

10 May 2001

Shiite Monuments

Dr Geoffrey King 

Reader in Islamic Art and Archaeology

SOAS.

 

17 May 2001

Sasanian Rock-Reliefs
Dr Georgina Hermann, 

Reader in Western Asiatic Archaeology,

Institute of Archaeology,

University College London (UCL)

 

19 May 2001

Reward & Recompense in Zarathushtra's Message * 

Dr Almut Hintz 

SOAS

*(SOAS Lecture Theatre, at 3:30; if you would like to attend in this seminar, please phone 020-7328 6018)

 

24 May 2001

The Origin of the Pre-Imperial Iranian Peoples (Part II)

Dr Oric Basirov

Research fellow at the Achaemenian excavation of Dascylium, Turkey

SOAS

 

 

More lectures during the summer term (May & June) shall be announced later”  

 

 

 

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