What’s On

What’s On at the AIIT

We hold regular public lectures at 5:30pm on Friday evenings during University term in addition to special events, conferences, workshops and occasional exhibitions. We also have an active Friends group. As part of the ‘family’, Friends are invited to special events, our traditional Summer Garden Party and other social functions, and are always welcome to visit the Trust.

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Lent Term Lectures 2023

All lectures are held at the Trust and begin at 5:30pm (refreshments from 5pm). Everyone is welcome. Further details about the talks can be found here.

27 January: Moazzam Khan Durrani, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Magnifying the monumental value of South Punjab, Pakistan: a case study of Bahawalpur state


Noor Mahal, Bahawalpur, Pakistan. Photo: Muhammad Ashar, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

17 February: Muhammad Waqar Mushtaq, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Mapping Archaeological Heritage in the Cholistan Desert, Pakistan: from screen to field and back again

Image: © Waqar Muhammad Mushtaq.

Image: © Waqar Muhammad Mushtaq.

24 February: Janet Pope & Peter Jackson, independent researchers; Ancient India & Iran Trust

The Protestant Mission to the Buryats, 1818–1840

Edward Stallybrass (1794–1884), the first missionary at the station in Siberia, via Wikimedia Commons.

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Joe Cribb, Hebei Normal University; British Museum; Ancient India & Iran Trust

The Origins of Coinage: China and Turkey c. 600 BC


Left: Bronze hoe-shaped coin of Zhou, central northern China. Right: Gold-silver alloy coin of ‘Phanes’, western Turkey © British Museum

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