Roundtable: Persianate Studies in Japan


The Global Mediterranean at ILCAA will hold the international workshop “Roundtable: Persianate Studies in Japan.” Professor Colin Mitchell (Dalhousie University) will be discussant at the workshop.

We are looking forward to seeing those who are interested in the workshop.

Date / Time Wed 17 April 2024 15:00–18:00
Venue Room 401, Hongo-Satellite, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
2-14-10 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo →Access
* Pre-registration is required.Registration
Admission Free
Language English
Organized by Islamic Trust Studies B01 and NIHU Global Area Studies Program: The Global Mediterranean at ILCAA
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15:00 Introduction  Nobuaki Kondo (ILCAA)
15:10 Ryo Mizukami (JSPS/ ILCAA):
Spread of Imamophilia and Various Confessional Boundaries: A Study of Sunni and Shiʿi Fadāʾil Works in the Premodern Islamic Lands
15:30 Kaori Otsuya (NIHU/ILCAA):
Circulation, Translation, and Reception of Arabic Manuscripts on the History of Mecca and Medina in the Early Modern Persianate World
15:50 Haruya Shishido (MA, Meiji University):
Power Map of Qizilbāsh during the Reign of Shāh Ismā‘īl II (1576—77)
16:10 Q&A
16:40 Yui Kanda (ILCAA):
Legacy of Shāh ʿAbbās’s Book Endowments: A Preliminary Study of Kufic Qurʾāns with Alleged Twelver Imām Signatures Endowed to Mashhad
17:00 Norifumi Daito (The Historiographical Institute, the University of Tokyo):
The Dutch East India Company and Local Intermediaries in Post-Safavid Iran
17:20 Naofumi Abe (Ochanomizu University):
The Safavid Shrine after the Safavids: How We Delineate the Agency of a Muslim Shrine in the Age of Decline?
17:40 Q&A

Discussant: Colin Mitchell (Dalhousie University)