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אירוע // סדנה: מלכות קולקטיבית, קלאן מלכותי, ומלכות קדושה באירו-אסיה הטרום מודרנית [העברית / ירושלים] 13-14.6.23

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Collective Sovereignty, Royal Clan, and Sacred Kingship in pre-Modern Central Eurasia

מצורפת הזמנה לסדנת מחקר של הקרן למדעי הרוח והחברה שכותרתה

Collective Sovereignty, Royal Clan, and Sacred Kingship in pre-Modern Central Eurasia

הסדנה תיערך בהר הצופים, בית מאירסדורף חדר 505, בתאריכים: 12-14.6.23

Monday, June 12th (Hebrew University)

Movie night (open to the public)
Media Room 236, Mt. Scopus Library
Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan (Mongolia, 2021), Director: Robert H. Lieberman

Tuesday, June 13th
Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 505

9:00-9:20: Introductory remarks:
Michal Biran, Michael Shenkar, Jonathan Brack and Reuven Amitai

Eurasian Roots of Collective Sovereignty:
– Bryan Miller (University of Michigan), “Sovereignty in an Empire of Mobilities: Political Institutions and Landscapes of the Xiongnu in Inner Asia”

– Aleksandr Symonenko (Ukranian Academy of Sciences, Kiev), “Alanic Dynasty of Olbian Kings in the Late 1st c. CE”

10:40-11:00: Break

Turks, Clans, and the Question of Sovereignty
– Mihály Dobrovits (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest), “The Ruling System in the Second Turk Khaghanate”

– TBA, “Steppe Tradition and the Royal Clan of the Seljuks”

– Konstantin Golev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), “ ‘They Have no King, Only Princes and Noble Families’: The Dynasties of the Cuman-Qipchaqs”

– Reuven Amitai (Hebrew University), “Is This any Way to Run an Empire? A Quarter Millennium of Mamluk Rule without a Royal Clan (most of the time)”

14:00-15:30: Lunch Break

Iranian Sedentary World and Eurasian Collective Rule
– Michael Shenkar (Hebrew University), “The Arsacid and Sasanian Royal Clans and their Collective Sovereignty in Ancient Iran”

– Fiona Kidd (New York University, Abu Dhabi), “Kingship and Sovereignty in Khorezm?”

16:50-17:10: Break

17:10-17:50: (zoom)
– Anatoly Khazanov (UW-Madison), “Political Organization of the Scythian Kingdom and Its Sacred Dimension”

17:50-18:00: Break

18:00-19:00: Keynote 1:
– Alan Strathern (Oxford), “Sacred Kingship and Collective Sovereignty in Comparative Perspective”

19:00-20:30: Reception

Wednesday, June 14th
Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 505

Sacred Kingship, Ritual, and the Religious Field: Liao to Chinggisids
– Johannes Lotze (Hebrew University), “Liao Divisible Sovereignty in Comparative Perspective“

– Dotno Dashdorj Pount (University of Pennsylvania), “The Cult of Chinggis Khan and Sacred Kingship”

– Jonathan Brack (BGU), “ Kinship, Conversion, and Accusations of Heresy: Chinggisid Family Feuds and the Religious Sphere in Ilkhanid Iran”

11:30-12:00: Break

Succession Politics and Sovereignty in the Mongol and Timurid Empires:
– Ishayahu Landa (University of Bonn), “Is Blood Thicker Than Water? Post-14th Century’s Remembering, Forgetting and Re-inventing of the Chinggisid Marriages”

– Michal Biran (Hebrew University), “The Chaghadaid Royal Clan in Comparative Perspective”

– Evrim Binbaş (University of Bonn), “Corporate Sovereignty and Condominium in the Timurid Empire”

14:00-15:30: Lunch

Clans and Sufis in Early Modern Central Asia:
– Scott Levi (Ohio State University), “The Shahrukhids as a Royal Clan in the Khanate of Khoqand”

– Ron Sela (Indiana University), “Sufis and the Manghit Rulers of Bukhara: Stories from beyond the Grave”

16:50-17:00: Break

17:00-18:00: Keynote 2:
Azfar Moin (University of Texas at Austin), “The Islamization of Mongol Sovereignty: Long Term Patterns and Collective Sovereignty”

18:00-18:20: Concluding Discussion


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