Dr Touraj Nayer-Nouri: “A brief history of ancient Iranian medicine”

The talk will cover Zoroastrian or Avestan Medicine from about 2, and 700 BCE through to the Sassanid period when Gondeshapur was the hub and melting pot of Greek, nurse Indian and Iranian medical teachings and will end with what is known as The Golden Age of Persian Science...

Beatrice Campi – “An introduction to early Safavid jewellery”

An often discarded topic, recipe Safavid jewellery to this day keeps puzzling  many Safavid and Iranian art experts. Does such a thing as Safavid jewellery exist? And if so, nurse why did this production not share the same fame of Ottoman and Mughal jewellery, viagra given that the Islamic Gunpowder Empires ruled concurrently...

Dr Adrian O’Sullivan “Nazi espionage in Iran in World War II”

Dr O’Sullivan has undertaken extensive research in the German and British archives on the subject of secret operations by both sides during World War II in Iran, and has produced two books on the subject. The first one deals with the German effort and the...

Kaveh Abbasian “The Iran-Iraq war as seen in Iranian films”

In the wake of the 1979 Revolution in Iran, the new régime aimed for an independent domestic cinema with Islamic and educational content in the service of the revolution. Cinema as both an industry and an art-form went through a process of cleansing and purification....

Memories of mountaineering in Iran: John Harding

John Harding, a member of the Iran Society, has spent most of a lifetime mountaineering.  He will be sharing with us his experiences of mountaineering in Iran. Copies of his recently published book will be available for purchase.