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TSIOS welcomes

17.05.2018, 12:34 Announcements 3678

Dr.Gabrielle van den Berggabrielle

Senior University Lecturer of Leiden University

Gabrielle van den Berg teaches courses on the cultural history of Central Asia and Iran at Leiden University. In 2016, she received an NWO VICI grant for her project “Turks, texts and territory: Imperial ideology and cultural production in Central Eurasia”. Her research interests include classical Persian literature and the history of Central Asia and Iran. Van den Berg is a member of the board for NISIS (Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies) and LUCIS (Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society).

E-mail: g.r.van.den.berg@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Program for Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies

26 May 2:00 pm. Teaching Program Lecture 1:  Arts of the book along the Silk Road: Illustrating the Shahnama
28 May 2:00 pm. Teaching Program Lecture 2: Arts of the book along the Silk Road: Illustrating the story of Adam and Eve
29 May 2:00 pm. Teaching Program Masterclass: The Ghaznavid court: connecting history and poetry

Research interests

Classical Persian literature, in particular the Shahnama and the Persian epic tradition, iconography in relation to literature, rhetoric and aspects of form and performance of classical Persian poetry in contemporary contexts; see also ‘The Persian Epic Cycle and the Shahnama of Ferdowsi’.

History of Central Asia and Iran, in particular the Turko-Persian world 1000-1600; see also ‘Turks, Texts and Territory. Imperial Ideology and Cultural Production in Central Eurasia’ and the Leiden Central Asia Initiative

Persian manuscript tradition, see also LUCIS Summer School Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim World

Oral traditions of Tajik Badakhshan, Pamir languages (Shughni-Rushani) and Tajik literature of the 20th century, see e.g. With our own hands, on food culture in the Pamir Mountains and Memory and Commemoration in Central Asia, on the Ismailis of Tajik Badakhshan

Teaching and teaching-related activities

Courses on bachelor, master and research master level, in the field of:

  • History and cultural history of Iran, Central Asia and Afghanistan
  • History, arts and culture of the Mongols and the Mongol Empire
  • Persian literature and literary history of the Persianate world
  • Islamic Studies, in particular Shiism and Sufi traditions

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