Kingship in Ancient Iran – Upcoming Lectures and Workshop

cropped-Ardashir_investitureMr Arash Zeini, of the St Andrews School of History, will be giving a series of public lectures over the coming weeks on the topic of ‘Kingship in ancient Iran’. The first of these, ‘ Mythical kings, empire, and multiculturalism: The case of the Achaemenids’, will be taking place on Wednesday 30th April at 5.30pm in the School of Classics, Swallowgate, room 11.

The subject of the lectures will receive further attention in a workshop convened by Mr Zeini on the 12th and 13th June this year. Anyone interested in attending should write to to express their interest. The public lectures are open to all.

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With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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