Iran Colloquium: In the Mirror of Persian Kings in India

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Blain Auer, University of Lausanne
Henry R. Luce Hall LUCE, 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Blain Auer is a professor and historian of Islam in South Asia at the Université de Lausanne. He is the author of In the Mirror of Persian Kings: The Origins of Perso-Islamic Courts and Empires in India (Cambridge University Press, 2021), co-editor of Encountering Buddhism and Islam in Medieval Central and South Asia (De Gruyter, 2019), and author of Symbols of Authority in Medieval Islam: History, Religion and Muslim Legitimacy in the Delhi Sultanate (I. B. Tauris, 2012). He serves as editor for the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (Cambridge University Press), Études asiatiques (De Gruyter), and the book series Perspectives on Islamicate South Asia (Brill) and Worlds of Islam (De Gruyter).