Eurasian Empires Programme - final conference
On 15-17 June, the final conference of the Eurasian Empires Programme will take place in Leiden. Leading scholars in the field from all over the world will participate in five themed panels.
There will be two keynote speakers, the first of whom is Gülrü Necipoglu on Wednesday 15 June, with a lecture entitled 'Transregional Connections: Architecture and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires'. On Friday 17 June, Nicola Di Cosmo will conclude the conference with his lecture 'Climate and Eurasian Empires: What to Make of Proxy Data and their Historical Relevance'.
Besides international scholars, many of the group's members will participate in the conference, either as presenters or in the role of chair and/or discussant.
The panel are entitled, respectively:
- Methodology, Theory, Approaches
- Dynastic Change and Legitimacy
- People of the Pen
- People of the Sword
- Gender and Power
The full programme and abstracts for all talks can be found below. Interested members of the public are most welcome to attend the lectures and panel sessions.