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Conference | International Workshop

The Persian Gulf as a Global Commercial Sphere 1500-1800

Tuesday 28 November 2017
Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Conference Room (2.60)

You are all warmly invited to the workshop 'The Persian Gulf as a Global Commercial Sphere, 1500-1800' on Tuesday 28 November between 10:00 - 15:00 hrs in the conference room, Huizinga building.

Please register your attendance by sending an e-mail to m.tosun@hum.leidenuniv.nl



10.00 Coffee and Tea

10.30 Welcome

Jos Gommans (Leiden University)

Chair: Dr Mahmud Kooriadathodi (Leiden University)

10.30 The Rise and Fall of the Iranian ‘Trading Port’ of Bandar Abbas in the Eighteenth Century

Nori Daito (MA) (Leiden University)

11.00 Gujarat and the Gulf in the Eighteenth Century: Trade, Piracy, and Politics

Ghulam Nadri (Georgia State University, Atlanta)

11.30 Q&A

12.00 Tea and lunch

Chair: Dr Elena Paskaleva (Leiden University)

13.00 The Japan Trade by Persian Settlers at Ayutthaya in the Seventeenth Century

Ryoto Shimada (Tokyo University)

13.30 The Dutch East India Company and Asian Raw Silk: From Iran to Bengal via China and Vietnam

Rudy Matthee (University of Delaware)

14.00 Q&A

14.45 Final reflections

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