Robert Steele (UCLA) will deliver the next Middle East history seminar in person, entitled “‘The Devil’s Feast’ or ‘The Most Magnificent Party in History’?: The Imperial Celebrations of 1971 and Problems in the Historiography of Late Pahlavi Iran.” Download audio here
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Leaving his native Scotland at the tender age of 12, Sir John Malcolm became famous for the extensive work on developing the administration and practices of good governance in British India. Widely admired by his peers, a memorial now stands in his honour at Westminster Abbey. Less known is the substantial work he did furthering relations with Persia.
Mediæval History Seminar series The Postgraduate Mediæval History Seminar series is intended to provide a space for postgraduates at all stages (from MLitts to final year PhDs) to present ideas, discuss research issues, and get some practical experience before conferences, submissions, etc. Refreshments are provided, and after each session we adjourn to the speaker’s choice…