The Waqf as an Instrument of Cultural Change in Seljuk Anatolia
A paper presented by Gary Leiser, Independent Scholar.
Ottoman Turkish Achievements in Cartography and Geography
A paper presented by Svat Soucek, Princeton University.
Trans-regional Contacts and Relationships: Turks, Mongols and the Delhi Sultanate in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
A paper presented by Sunil Kumar, School of Oriental and African Studies.
Evliya Celebi's Expeditions on the Nile
A paper presented by Robert Dankoff, University of Chicago.
Eternal Stones: Historical Memory and Notions of History Among the Early Turkic Peoples
A paper by Peter Golden, Rutgers University
Opportunities for Scholars and Students with the Council of American Research Centers
A talk with Dr. Mary Ellen Lane, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers
The Donme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks
A lecture by Marc David Baer, UC Irvine
Indus Urbanism and Trade: Recent Discoveries from India and Pakistan
A lecture by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin Madison
Arab-Afghans, Jihad, and the Roots of 9/11
A lecture by Thomas Hegghammer, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Devastation And Controversy: Consequences of the US Invasion for Iraqi Archives
A lecture by Jeff Spurr, Harvard University
Imagining Hafez: Rabindranath Tagore in Iran, 1932
A lecture by Afshin Marashi, California State University, Sacramento
A Night of Arab and Brazilian Music
A concert featuring A.J. Racy, Samba Society, and Special Guests