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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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Saudi Arabia and Iran: Building Understanding for Improved Ties

Dr. Banafsheh Keynoush, foreign policy advisor, explains the often misunderstood relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran. With current tensions often primarily…

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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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Conference Keynote Q&A for Ethnography of Iran: Past and Present

Professor William O. Beeman (University of Minnesota) answers audience questions following the keynote address for Ethnography of Iran: Past and Present, Princeton’s first conference examining…

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Conference Keynote Address for Ethnography of Iran: Past and Present

Professor William O. Beeman (University of Minnesota) presents the keynote address for Ethnography of Iran: Past and Present, Princeton’s first conference examining the impact of ethnographic…

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