Goethe's 'West-oestlicher Divan' and its Uses

Goethe's 'West-oestlicher Divan' and its Uses
Date
10 October 2019, 1.30pm - 11 October 2019, 6.00pm
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
Bedford Room, G37, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

Marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Goethe’s engagement with Persian and Muslim culture in his poetic cycle West-oestlicher Divan, this conference focuses on the reception of the work in both Eastern (predominantly Iranian) and Western cultures, considering in particular issues of rapprochement, misunderstandings, and ideological distortion.

Programme (24 September 2019)

Attendance free, but advance online registration required. 

Contact

Jane Lewin
jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8966