Sogdians in Late Antiquity

Wednesday 9 September, 2020: 4pm (UK time)

Panellists for this upcoming webinar are:

  • Dr Khodadad Rezakhani (Princeton University)
  • Professor Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University)
  • Dr Judith Lerner (New York University)

Following the appearance of an outstanding website on the Sogdians, hosted by the Smithsonian Institution, we will discuss current research problems concerning Sogdian society in Late Antiquity. Questions will include:

  • To what extent was this a merchant society?
  • What can the relative prominence of secular art tell us about Sogdian society?
  • How typical was Panjikent?

Registration for this event has now closed.