Sogdiana, Chach 3rd century

The Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies program at Hofstra announces
the Fourth Seminar on Central Asian and Middle Eastern Numismatics in Memoriam Boris Kochnev

Hofstra University, Breslin Hall 217, March 17, 2012
(Directions to Hofstra)

Attendance is free and all are welcome.

11:00 am
Daniel Varisco (Hofstra University)
Opening Remarks

11:15 am
Vladimir Belyaev (, Sankt-Petersburg) and Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University)
Ancient Sogdian Coins from the Center of Kashka-darya Valley

12:00 noon
Stefan Heidemann (Hamburg University)
A Hoard from the Time of the Collapse of the Sasanian Empire

12:45 pm Lunch Break

1:30 pm
Michael Bates (American Numismatic Society, New York )
How Ziyad Made a Name for Himself:
Coins and the Chronology of Ziyad ‘son of his father’/’son of Abi Sufyan’

2:15 pm
Konstantin Kravtsov (State Hermitage Museum, Sankt-Petersburg)
R. Vasmer and His Hand-Written Catalogue of Tabaristan Drachms

3:00 pm Coffee Break

3:15 pm
Aleksandr Naymark (Hofstra University)
Coppers from the Mint of Varakhsha (710s-750s)

4:00 pm
Abdullah Ghouchani (Iran Bastan Museum, Tehran)
Rare Coins from Saljuq Period

5:45 pm Central Asian Dinner in Aladdin Restaurant
1788 Sheepshead Bay Road (at Emmons Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11235 (Nearest subway station: Sheepshead Bay, lines B, Q)
Tel: (718) 676-9404

For more information, contact Dan Varisco or Sasha Naymark