Minoru Inaba is a Professor of the Department of Oriental Studies, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University. He is specialized in the pre- and early Islamic history of Central Asia, especially of Afghanistan and adjacent regions.
Tuesday 19 Nov
10:00-12:30 | Lipsius 101 | Meeting the (EmCo) team, presenting the arguments/papers for the Ties that Bind conference in December
14:00-17:00 | Eyckhof 1/3B | Discussing Inaba’s work
Discussing the role of the Turkic king of Kesar and also the Turkic rulers of Kabulistan and Zabulistan in uniting local elites against the Umayyads in eastern Iran. What was the role of local rulers who used their socio-political situation and also religious identity to form an anti-Umayyads alliance in the east?
By reading/discussing the following articles:
- From Kesar the Kabulshah and Central Asia
- The Identity of the Turkish Rulers to the South of Hindukush from the 7th to the 9th Centuries A.D.
- Across the Hindukush of the Abbasid Period
Wednesday 20 Nov
10:00-12:30 | Huizinga 25 | EmCo team presents their work on conquerors-local elite alliances/stand-offs as it figures in their current work
14:00-17:00 | Vrieshof 2/6B | Individual meetings
Thursday 21 Nov
17:15-18:15 | Lipsius 147 | What’s New?! lecture
Friday 22 Nov
13:00-17:00 | Vrieshof 2/6A | Individual meeting met Reza and Shuqi Jia