IQSA Ten Year Anniversary 2010 Conference:
Conference jointly organized by
IQSA and St Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK


~ Retrospective and Prospects: Reflections on the Study of the Qajar Era ~

Conference Location:

Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF

Conference Dates:

Wednesday August 11 to Friday August 13, 2010

 

Three-day Conference Schedule

Wednesday, August 11

Registration/Book Tables/Coffee/Tea 8:30 -- 9:30 am

Welcome ~ 9:30 -- 9:50 am Homa Katouzian, MEC, St. Antony's College

Introductory Remarks ~ 9:50 -- 10:30 am -- Ferydoun Barjesteh, Manoutchehr Eskandari-Qajar: IQSA and Qajar Studies: Progress and Prospects

Morning Session ~ 10:30 -- 12:00 am -- The Arts: Jennifer Scarce, Lale Uluc, Discussant/Moderator: Layla Diba

Lunch 12:00 -- 1:30 pm (No host)

Afternoon Session ~ 1:30 -- 3:30 pm -- Synthesis and Creativity: Ali Miransari, Kamran Safamanesh, Cyrus Samii, Discussant/Moderator: Houchang Chehabi

Coffee/Tea 3:30 -- 4:00 pm

Roundtable 1 ~ 4:00 -- 5:00 pm -- Qajar Era Archives and The Qajar Studies and Documentation Center

Discussants/Presenters: Touraj Atabaki, Ferydoun Barjesteh, Manoutchehr Eskandari-Qajar

 

Thursday, August 12

Registration/Book Tables/Coffee/Tea 9:00 -- 9:40 am

Welcome ~ 9:45 am

Morning Session ~ 10:00 -- 11:30 am -- The Qajar Era Viewed Anew: Vanessa Martin, Joanna de Groot , Discussant/Moderator: Ferydoun Barjesteh

Lunch 11:30 -- 1:30 pm (No host)

Afternoon Session ~ 1:30 -- 3:30 -- The Written Word: Bahram Bayani, Homa Katouzian, Discussant/Moderator: Dominic Brookshaw

Coffee/Tea 3:30 -- 4:00 pm

Roundtable 2 ~ 4:00 -- 5:00 pm -- The Harvard Digital Qajar Project: Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Discussants/Presenters: Afsaneh Najmabadi, Nahid Mozaffari, Ramyar Rossoukh, Naghmeh Sohrabi

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Conference Gala Dinner -- 7:00 pm. Location: Ruth Deech Hall, St Anne's College

Keynote Address: Hafez Farmayan, Myth and Reality in Qajar Historiography

 

Friday, August 13

Registration/Book Tables/Coffee/Tea 9:00 -- 9:40 am

Welcome ~ 9:45 am

Morning Session ~ 10:00 am -- 11:30 am -- Persons and Personalities: Mansoureh Ettehadieh, Heidi Walcher, Discussant/Moderator: Hans Timmermans

Lunch 11:30 -- 12:30 pm (No host)

Afternoon Session ~ 12:30 -- 2:00 pm -- Persons and Personalities II: Firuza Abdullaeva, John Malcolm, Discussant/Moderator: Manoutchehr Eskandari-Qajar

Coffee/Tea 2:00 -- 2:30 pm

Roundtable 3 ~ 2:30 -- 3:30 pm -- Photographs and Photographic Archives of the Qajar Era

Discussants/Presenters: Corien Vuurman, Mohammad-Reza Tahmasbpour, Ferydoun Barjesteh

Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks ~ Homa Katouzian, MEC, St Antony's College; Manoutchehr Eskandari-Qajar, President, IQSA

End of Conference ~

 

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