Paul Julian Smith – Hispanic Gay Autobiography: from Text to Film

    Event Date: Tuesday 19 October, 6 pm in Main Lecture Theatre (MLT), Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London     The David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture ‘Hispanic Gay Autobiography: from Text to Film’ Professor Paul Julian Smith     On Tuesday 19 October 2010, Professor Paul Julian Smith will deliver the first David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture, ‘Hispanic Gay …

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Evrim Binbas – The Timurid Republic of Letters in Iran and Central Asia 1400-1450

Event date: 19 October 2010 17:30 McCrea 219 Royal Holloway Department of History Research Seminars 2010/2011 Dr. Evrim Binbas (Royal Holloway) The Timurid Republic of Letters in Iran and Central Asia 1400-1450 This lecture discusses whether informal intellectual networks existed in late medieval Islamic history and if they did, whether they had any political potency. The presenter attempts to elucidate …