Webinar “Kashan – Crossroads of Commerce and Culture”, Roy Parviz Mottahedeh — Online, 03/03/2022

Date: Thu 03.03.2022 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: James-Simon-Galerie
Offer: Digital Event | Lecture / Adults
Registration: no booking/prior registration required

 

The arrival of substantial numbers of Arab immigrants in Kashan in the early Islamic period played an important role in the city’s development and its continuation as a centre of Shīʻism. A strong educational tradition produced many talented Kashani officials who served in the Seljuk and later administrations.

In the Seljuk period Kashan gained a reputation for its production of luxury ceramics, including its lustre ware and pictorial mīnā’ī ware.

Roy Parviz Mottahedeh has a PhD in History (1969) from Harvard University and taught Islamic history at Princeton (1970-86) and at Harvard University (1986-2016). He has been the Gurney Research Professor at Harvard from 2016 to the present and is the author of several books, including “Der Mantel des Propheten”.

Please dial in at the time of the event:
https://spk-berlin.webex.com/spk-berlin/j.php?MTID=mdd136325730ab0ebe56f35650d3ad67e

Meeting point:Online
Price:free of charge
Exhibition:Iran. Five Millennia of Art and Culture
Collection:Museum für Islamische Kunst

More information: here


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