Court and Cosmos Symposium: Day 1, Afternoon Session

Rulers and Cities

Lectures:
"Seljuq Court and Mosque Issues in Merv, According to Surveys and Excavations"
Osman Eravşar, Department of Art History, Program of Archaeology of the Turkish World and Medieval Cultures, Selçuk University

"A Seljuq Capital: Hamadan"
David Durand-Guedy, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University
Read in absentia by Scott Redford, Nasser D. Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, SOAS, University of London

"Marks on Things"
Renata Holod, College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor in the Humanities, Department of History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

"Caravanserais: Bringing the State to the Country"
Scott Redford, Nasser D. Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, SOAS, University of London

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs, on view April 27–July 24, 2016.

Recorded June 10, 2016

This symposium is made possible by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation, and the American Institute of Iranian Studies.

The exhibition is made possible by the NoRuz at The Met Fund and the Iranian-American Community.

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