Boris Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program at Hofstra University will hold the Sixth Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics in Memoriam Boris Kochnev (1940-2002). If you are interested in presenting a paper, please send us the title of your talk by January 15. We are planning to form the program by February 1. By March 1 we expect brief abstracts of papers for pre-publication. The geography of presentations can range from the coasts Mediterranean Sea to the deserts of Xinjiang, while time frame is limited to pre-Modern times. Each talk will be allocated 20 minutes + 5 minutes for questions. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. During five previous seminars our participants were: Abigail Balbale (Bard Graduate Center, New York), Michael Bates (American Numismatic Society, New York), Arianna D’Ottone (La Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy), Abdullah Ghouchani (Iran Bastan Museum, Tehran), Stefan Heidemann (Hamburg University, Germany), Judith Kolbas (Central Asian Numismatic Institute at Cambridge University, England), Konstantin Kravtsov (Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia), Dmirtry Markov (Markov Coins and Medals, New York), Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York), Stuart Sears (Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts), Nicholas Sims-Williams (SOAS, London University, England), Pankaj Tandon (Boston University), Li Tiesheng (Beijing, China), Luke Treadwell (Oxford University, England), Daniel Varisco (Hofstra Unveristy) and Waleed Ziad (Yale Univeristy, New Haven, Connecticut).