A Worldwide Literature: Jami (1414-1492) in the Dar al-Islam and Beyond

A public two-day conference focusing on the works of 'Abd al-Rahman Jami'

"A Worldwide Literature: Jami (1414-1492) in the Dar al-Islam and Beyond" is an attempt to gather in one place a wide array of specialists of various languages (Persian, Arabic, Turkish (Ottoman and Chaghatay), Sanskrit, Pashto, Urdu, Bengali, Chinese, Malay, and Georgian) dealing with the reception of the works of 'Abd al-Rahman Jami. The project will be presented as a symposium at the University of Chicago, and aims to study the impact of Timurid literature on intellectual history at a global level, introduce material available in each tradition, and define guidelines for a common analysis of this complex subject.

Location:
Swift Hall - Common Room, First Floor
1025 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Sponsors: The Committee on Southern Asian Studies ; Centre d'Etudes Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiaqes (CNRS- UMR 8032); The Franke Institute for the Humanities; Mondes iranien et indien(CNRS-UMR 7528), Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Dates: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 (All day) to Friday, October 19, 2012 (All day)
1025 East 58th Street
, Chicago, IL 60637