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October 2014


October 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Army & Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall
London, SW1Y 5JN United Kingdom

Angus Hay reveals the story of the British Expeditionary Force that, ailment in 1918, viagra departing from Baghdad, traversed north-western Persia, crossed the Caspian Sea, entered Baku and, against overwhelming odds, defended it against the Army of Islam of the Ottoman Empire.

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November 2014

Shi’ism in Iran: Theocracy and Democracy

November 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Army & Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall
London, SW1Y 5JN United Kingdom

Lecture delivered by Robert Gleave, Professor of Arabic & Islamic Studies at Exeter University. Professor Gleave was the Principal Investigator for the three-year collaborative project (2009-2011) between the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) and the British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS), sponsored by the British Academy, entitled Clerical Authority in Shi'ite Islam: The Seminaries of Iraq and Iran with visiting fellowships, workshops, and research projects. This project brought together a collection of international scholars to work collaboratively between…

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December 2014

Christmas Party

December 16, 2014 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
St Columba’s Church, Pont Street
London, SW1X 0BD United Kingdom

        On the occasion of our Christmas Party, Charles Gammell will deliver his lecture 'The Story of Herat'. Charles Gammell has worked  for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan.  He is currently writing a book on the history of Herat.   Following the lecture a Persian dinner will be served by Mohsen Restaurant. The Christmas Party is a ticketed event: you can purchase your online by clicking on the link below. Alternatively, please send…

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