Conference jointly organized by
IQSA and the Fondation Napoleon
~ Diplomats and Travelers in the Qajar Era ~
Bibliotheque Paul Marmottan
7, place Denfert-Rochereau 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
1 and Saturday 2 June 2007
Confirmed Two-day Conference Schedule
Friday, June 1, 2007
Morning Session. Chair Bert Fragner
9.30-9.40 Welcome: Ferydoun Barjesteh, VP IQSA and Co-Chair of Conference
9.40-10.00 Opening of the Conference: Thierry Lentz, Fondation Napoleon, Chair of Conference
10.00-10.30 Irine Natchkebia: Travellers of Napoleon: The Mission of General Gardane in Persia (1807-1809).
10.30-11.00 Ambassador Iradj Amini: Ambassador Askar Khan Afshar
11.00.11.20 Coffee break
11.20-12.00 Jennifer Scarce: The Travels of Isabella Bird Bishop in Persia during the 1870s.
Afternoon Session. Chair Ambassador Abbas Nayeri.
14.15-14.45 Ferydoun Barjesteh: Contacts between Qajars and Oranje-Nassaus.
14.45-15.15 Bert Fragner:"The Safarnameh-ye Bokhara (ed. By Hoseyn Zamani, Tehran 1373): Self-awareness and Patriotism in the Case of an Iranian Envoy to Mavara an-nahr".
15.15-15.45 Tea Break
15.45-16.30 Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar: Abolhassan Khan, Persian Ambassador to the Court of St. James
16.30-17.00 Joachim Waibel: A Thousand and One Days in Europe. Mozaffar ed-Din’s Travels in 1900, 1902 and 1905, part I.
17.00 Close of first conference day
19.30 Conference dinner
Saturday, June 2nd, 2007
9.30-9.45 Opening Conference
Morning Session. Chair Amir Ali Farman Farma
9.45-10.30 Robin Walsh: An Accidental Emissary: Lt. Colonel Lachlan Macquarie and Anglo-French Rivalry at the Qajar Court in June 1807.
10.30-11.00 Bernadette Salesse: Le séjour en France de Nasser ed-Din Shah en 1889.
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.00 Fatema Soudavar: Fraser’s Visit of Khorassan in 1820.
12.00-13.45 Lunch Break
Afternoon Session. Chair Peter Hicks
13.45-14.05 Nathalie Farman Farma: Claude Anet’s Persian Travels by Car
14.05-14.35 David Motadel: Intercultural Royal Visits: State Visits of Persian Shahs to Germany, 1873-1905.
14.35-14.55 Ellen Glonti: Ermakov, Travelling Photographer
14.55-15.25 Joachim Waibel: A Thousand and One days in Europe. Mozaffar ed-Din’s travels in 1900, 1902 and 1905, part II.
15.25-15.35 Close of conference: Vote of thanks by Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, President of IQSA
15.35-15.55 Annual IQSA Business Meeting