2 June: Round table Historical and cultural links between Uzbekistan and Europe: from Alexander the Great to the Timurids

Time
15.15-17.00 hrs

Venue
Lipsius Building
Room 148
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden


Everyone is cordially invited to the reception with Uzbek buffet
17.00-18.30 hrs
Huizinga Building
Doelensteeg 16
2300 RA Leiden

Contact
Elena Paskaleva at: e.g.paskaleva@hum.leidenuniv.nl


Programme

15.15-15.25 Welcome by Mr. Karomiddin Gadoev, Deputy Head of the Mission of Uzbekistan to the Kingdom of the Netherlands based in Brussels

15.25-15.35 Welcome by Professor Remco Breuker, Leiden University

15.35-15.50 Film screening: Uzbekistan's Cultural and Scientific Heritage


Impressions from Samarkand by conference participants

15.50-16.00 Dr. Willem Vogelsang, International Institute for Asian Studies

16.00-16.10 Dr. Rob van Gent, Utrecht University

16.10-16.20 Dr. Elena Paskaleva, Leiden University

16.20-16.30 Mr. Wilfred de Graaf, Utrecht University


16.30-16.40 Central Asian Studies at Leiden University by Dr. Gabrielle van den Berg, Leiden University

16.40-16.45 Concluding remarks by Mr. Karomiddin Gadoev

16.50-18.30 Reception with buffet with Uzbek national cuisine

Conference "Historical heritage scholars and thinkers of the medieval East, their role and importance for the modern civilization"

The conference "Historical heritage scholars and thinkers of the medieval East, their role and importance for the modern civilization" was held in Samarkand on 15-16 May. The participants exchanged views on the scientific, historical and philosophical heritage of the medieval East scholars such as Avicenna, al-Biruni, Ulugh Beg. Special focus was paid to the formation and development of astronomy, mathematics, geography, surveying, medicine, pharmacology, chemistry, mineralogy and other sciences.

Avicenna

Avicenna

Exhibition "Historical and cultural links between Uzbekistan and Europe: from Alexander the Great to the Timurids"

The exhibition "Historical and cultural links between Uzbekistan and Europe: from Alexander the Great to the Timurids" came to Leiden after being first at the European Parliament in Brussels. The exhibition covers the cultural relations between Central Asia and Europe from Alexander the Great until Amir Timur (15th century). The exhibition is open until 2 June 2014.

Uzbek Embassador Mr. Vladimir Norov at the exhibition in Leiden

Uzbek Embassador Mr. Vladimir Norov at the exhibition in Leiden

Central Asia in Leiden

Visit the LIAS Central Asia website, constructed to profile old and current research and activities at Leiden University concerning Central Asia.

Uzbek Ambassador Vladimir Norov visits Leiden University

17-18 May: Connecting the Silk Road. Trade, People & Social Networks (c. 400-1300 AD)

Six students follow the Silk Route for Amsterdam's Hermitage


 
Last Modified: 02-06-2014