Boris Kochnev Memorial Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics

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Februar 12, 2015 – On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Middle Eastern and Central Asian Program at Hofstra University will hold the Seventh Seminar on Middle Eastern and Central Asian Numismatics in Memoriam Boris Kochnev (1940-2002).
The geography of presentations will range from the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea to the deserts of Xinjiang, while the time frame is limited to pre-Modern times. Each talk will be allocated 25 minutes and 5 minutes for questions.

During six previous seminars the participants were:
Abigail Balbale (Bard Graduate Center, New York), Michael Bates (American Numismatic Society, New York), Robert Bracey (British Museum, London), Arianna D’Ottone (La Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy), Abdullah Ghouchani (Iran Bastan Museum, Tehran), Stefan Heidemann (Hamburg University, Germany), Judith Kolbas (Central Asian Numismatic Institute at Cambridge University, England), Konstantin Kravtsov (Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia), Dmitry Markov (Markov Coins and Medals, New York), Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York), Stuart Sears (Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts), Warren Schultz (DePaul University, Chicago), Nicholas Sims-Williams (SOAS, London University), Pankaj Tandon (Boston University), Li Tiesheng (Beijing, China), Luke Treadwell (Oxford University, England), Daniel Varisco (Hofstra Unveristy) and Waleed Ziad (Yale Univeristy, New Haven).

For more information please contact Aleksandr Naymark via email.

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More about the work and life of Boris Kochnev you can read in the obituary written by Vladimir N. Nastich.