|A folio from the Royal Asiatic Society's manuscript Persian 239 which bears the seals|
of several Mughal Emperor's and is displayed in the current British Library exhibition
The full program for the day is:
10.15 - 10.45 Arrival, networking and refreshments
10.45 - 11.00 Welcome by Dr Malina Roy (Curator of Visual Arts, British Library)
11.00 - 11.40 The 'Spurious' Jahangirnamah: A Preliminary Study. Dr Saqib Baburi (Teaching Fellow, Department of the Study of Religions, SOAS)
11.40 - 12.20 The Mughal Imperial Library. Ursula Sims-Williams (Curator of Iranian Collections, British Library and Honorary Librarian, Ancient India and Iran Trust)
12.20 - 13.00 SAALG Business Meeting
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.40 'Cultivation and connoisseurship: the social history of musical manuscripts in Mughal India' Dr. Katherine Schofield (Lecturer, Music Department, Kings College London)
14.40 - 15.20 'Image and essence in the Akbarnama' Emily Hannam (MPhil Student, Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford)
15.20 - 16.00 Guided tour of highlights of the British Library Exhibition 'Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire'
16.00 - 17.00 Additional time to view the exhibition
The conference fee including the visit to the exhibition is £15 payable on the day. Although lunch is not included the British Library has a number of food and drink establishments on site and so there will still be an opportunity to network with colleagues during the break. For more details visit http://www.bl.uk/whatson/planyourvisit/fooddrink/index.html
If you would like to attend please email Helen Porter, SAALG Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org for a booking form or more information, by Friday 1st February.