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Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered: The Voyage of the Santa Catharina and a Global Microhistory of Trade and Politics in the Indian Ocean, 1739-1748

The talk focuses on the discovery of several thousand pieces of commercial correspondence and contracts traveling aboard the Armenian-freighted vessel, the Santa Catharina, across the Indian Ocean at…

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East Iran in Antiquity: Silk Road and Central Asia outside the Paradigm of Eurasian Trade

Princeton’s Dr. Khodadad Rezakhani (Associate Research Scholar, Mossavar-Rahmani Center) presents a case for late antique/early medieval Central Asia away from the prevailing paradigms that…

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The Persian Romance of Alexander the Great: From Greek Epic to Persian Myth, Poetry, Mysticism, and Art

Dr. Michael Barry (Princeton University) presents the extraordinary legacy of Alexander the Great by demonstrating his impact on the regions he conquered through historical representation and…

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Britain and the British Question: Iranian Nationalists and the Idea of Britain

Professor Ali Ansari (University of St. Andrews) discusses the impact of Iranian-British relations and British political ideology on Iranian nationalists and their concept of ‘nation’ in…

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Fitting Tributes and Fine Brocades: The Politics of Gift Giving in Early Qajar Iran

Assef Ashraf, doctoral candidate in History (Yale University), explains the significance of gift-giving to the formation, political culture, governance, and economy of the Qajar state in early…

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