Mondays at Beinecke Online: Exploring Islamic Maps at the Beinecke and Beyond with Travis Zadeh

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Monday, December 12, 2022 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
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Travis Zadeh, a scholar of Islamic intellectual and cultural history, is associate professor of Religious Studies at Yale and Director of the Yale Program in Iranian Studies. His talk is in conjunction with the current exhibition, The World in Maps, 1400-1600, which includes a map from the compendium of natural wonders by the Persian judge and scholar al-Qazwini (d. 1283). Zadeh’s most recent book, Wonders and Rarities, is a history of wonder and nature in Islamic thought through a study of Qazwini’s compendium and its lasting reception.
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Mondays at Beinecke talks focus on materials from the collections and include an opening presentation at 4pm followed by conversation and question and answer beginning about 4:30pm until 5pm.

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