Michaelmas Term 2018 Lecture Programme

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A new series of lectures at the AIIT begins next Friday 26 October. All are welcome. Lectures begin at 5.30pm, refreshments from 5pm.

Unless otherwise indicated, lectures are held at:
Ancient India & Iran Trust
23 Brooklands Avenue
Cambridge CB2 8BG

26 October: Cambridge Festival of Ideas. Christine van Ruymbeke, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge; Ancient India and Iran Trust. Literary Criticism and the Pendulum of Taste: The Reception of the Anvar-e Sohayli

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL for this event via the Festival of Ideas website

9 November: Katherine Butler Schofield, King’s College London. The Courtesan and the Memsahib: Khanum Jan, Sophia Plowden and Their Hindustani Airs, Lucknow 1788


30 November, 5pm. Keynote Lecture, Allchin Symposium on South Asian Archaeology Gillian Juleff, University of Exeter. The White Heat of Technology: Pre-Industrial Iron and Steel-Makers of the Indian Subcontinent. Seminar Room, McDonald Institute, Downing Street

No registration required for lecture. To register for the symposium on Saturday 1 December at the Ancient India & Iran Trust, visit the conference website

7 December: Susan Whitfield, University College London. Silk, Slaves and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road

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