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Boris Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Iranian and Central Asian Numismatics

       On Sunday, April 10, 2011, the Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program at Hofstra University will hold the Third Seminar on Iranian 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 February 10. We are planning to form the program by March 1. By March 15 we expect brief abstracts of papers for pre-publication. Themes of presentations can range from the Caucasus to Xinjiang, and from the earliest times to the late Middle Ages.

       For more information contact: Aleksandr.Naymark@hofstra.edu.

       During two previous seminars our speakers were: Michael Bates (American Numismatic Society, New York), Stefan Heidemann (Jena University, Germany), Judith Kolbas (Central Asian Numismatic Institute, Cambridge University/Miami University, Ohio), Konstantin Kravtsov (Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia), Dmirtry Markov (Markov Coins and Medals, New York), Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York), and Luke Treadwell (Oxford University, England). Among seminar attendees were international guests such as Ahmad Ghouchani (Tehran, Iran), Nicholas Sims-Williams (Cambridge, England), Li Tiesheng (Beijing, China), and other scholars and collectors from the New York area.

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