March 23 a conference will be held entitled ”In the Fire of Spring: Omar Khayyam on Love, Hersey, and Resurrection“.
The conference is devoted to Khayyām’s philosophy, his ideas on heresy and resurrection, while also paying ample attention to his textual history and his modern appreciation.
The conference will be organized by Utrecht University, more specific by The ERC Advanced Project Beyond Sharia: The Role of Sufism in Shaping Islam.
The event will be held in Utrecht, Drift 21, Sweelinckzaal (room 0.05). Postal code: 3512 BR
Click here to see the programme of the conference.
The Nederlands Omar Khayyám Genootschap (Dutch Omar Khayyám Society) is planning an Omar Khayyám Research Day, May 27, 2017. The event will take place in Leiden, in co-operation with Leiden University and Iran Netherlands Trade and Cultural Center.
13.00 Words of Welcome
13.15 Bill Martin & Sandra Mason
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in the West
How Edward FitzGerald & Edward Cowell made it popular
14.00 Nasrollah Pourjavady
Omar Khayyam’s Idea of Being in His Quatrains
15.15 Asghar Seyed-Gohrab
Transgressing the Law: Khayyam and his Antinomian Views
15.45 Jos Coumans
Comparative tables of the Calcutta & Bodleian quatrains
16.15 Rokus de Groot
Musical approaches to Omar Khayyâm’s Rubâiyât in the Netherlands
17.00 Concluding remarks
For more details on time and location, see the poster, or contact Asghar Seyed-Gohrab on firstname.lastname@example.org.