Lectures on Rumi by Maarten Holtzapffel and Prof. dr. Asghar Seyed-Gohrab at the British Institute of Ankara (6-7 July 2023)

1 June 2023

On July 6-7 2023, our team members Asghar Seyed-Gohrab and Maarten Holtzapffel will each give a lecture for the Conference ‘Jalal al-Din Rumi and his Legacy: Religion, Literature and Culture between Medieval Anatolia and the Persianate World, 13th -14th Centuries’ in Ankara.

Maarten Holtzapffel will give a lecture entitled ‘Rumi and Religious Pluralism: Mystical Poetry in the Political Theories of Abdolkarim Soroush’.

Asghar Seyed-Gohrab will give a lecture entitled ‘Justification of Sin in Rumi’s Poetry‘.

Click here to see the full program and to register.

Time and location: July 6-7, 09.00 – 15.45 (lokal time) at BIAA, 154 Atatürk Bulvarı, Ankara, Turkey.