【Feb.19】C01- Research Group 05’s 13th Workshop

The research Group 05 (Historical research on the urban structure of West Asian “Islamic cities”) is organizing the following workshop.

We look forward to your participation!

Date:19th Feb 2020 (Wed.), 9:30 – 17:30
Venue:Conference Room, Faculty of Laws & Letters (Hōbun) Bldg. 2, Hongo CampusThe University of Tokyo (No.31 on the Map)


Opening Remarks:
Tomoko Morikawa(The University of Tokyo)


Seiro HARUTA(Tokai University)
“Introductory Overview: What are ‘Cities’ in the Achaemenid, Parthian and Sasanian Periods?”
Yasuyuki MITSUMA(University of Tsukuba)
“Citadel of Babylon under Greco-Macedonian and Iranian Rulers”
Yousef MORADI(SOAS University of London)
“The Monumental Building Complex of Sarab-e Murt and its Relationship with the Surrounding Urban Areas from the Parthian Period to Early Islamic Era”
Carlo CERETI(Sapienza University of Rome)
“The Middle Persian Shahrestaniha-e Eranshahr and the Geography of the Sasanian Empire”
Alisher BEGMATOV(The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
“Cities on the Northern Fringes of the Sasanian Empire and Their Vicissitudes during the Pre-Islamic and Early Islamic Eras”
Manabu KAMEYA(Hirosaki University)
“Early Islamic Military Cities and their Sasanian Background”


General Discussion:
Discussant: Kazuya YAMAUCHI (Teikyo University)


Poster (PDF)

※ No booking required, all welcome.

※ Reception will be held at Sanjou Kaikan after the conference (18:00-20:00). For the participation, please contact Dr. Morikawa at: tomomo[at]l.u-tokyo.ac.jp. ([at] to be changed to @)