Events

Intellectual traditions of Ismailis and Sufis In Memory of W.A. Ivanow (1886-1970)

10th October 2019 to 11th October 2019
The House of Scientists
St Petersburg
Sankt-Peterburg
IOM RAS
Russian Federation

The Institute of Ismaili Studies and Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Oriental Manuscripts host conference in St Petersburg

Intellectual traditions of Ismailis and Sufis.
In Memory of W.A. Ivanow (1886–1970)


St Petersburg, IOM RAS
October 10–11, 2019.


PROGRAMME OF THE CONFERENCE


DAY 1
October 10 (Thursday) 2019
Registration of the conference participants 11:00 – 11:30


Plenary session
11:30 - 12:30
Green Hall, IOM, RAS
Chair: Irina Popova, Director of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS
Welcome Remarks: Irina Popova, Director, IOM, RAS
Farhad Daftary, Director of the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK
Hakim Elnazarov, Head of the Central Asian Studies Unit, IIS


Keynote speech (11:45 – 12:30)
Farhad Daftary, Director of the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK
The Contributions of W. Ivanow (1886–1970) to Ismaili Studies


12:45–13:00 — Group photograph of the conference participants, Green Hall, IOM, RAS


Lunch 13:00–14:00
The House of Scientists, RAS. Banqueting Hall. Dvortsovaia Naberezhnaia 26


14:00–15:30, Session 1
Interactions between the Ismailis and Sufis
Chair: Hakim Elnazarov
Janis Esots, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK

Wladimir Ivanow on the Relationship of Sufisminfo-icon and Ismailism: The Case of Laʿl Shahbāz Qalandar (in English)
Daryoush Mohammad Poor, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK: Nizārī Ismailis and Sufis before the Mongol Invasion (in English)
Aleksey Khismatulin, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St. Petersburg Devices of Anti-Shiainfo-icon and Anti-Ismaili Ideology in the Administrative Literature of Saljūqs (in Russian)


Coffee Break 15:30–16:00
16:00–16:30 — a visit to exhibition The Manuscript Heritage on the Banks of the River Neva / Tour of the Novo-Mikhailovskii Palace/ excursion


16:30–18:00, Session 2
The Influence of Sufism on the Traditions of Central Asian Ismailis
Chair: Stanislav Prozorov, IOM, RAS
Hakim Elnazarov, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK: Sufism and Central Asian Ismailism (in English)
Davlat Khudonazarov, Independent scholar: Mourning and the “blackness of death” in the culture of the Tajik Ismaʿīlīs (in Russian)
Leila Dodykhudoeva, The Institute of Linguistics, RAS, Moscow: Confessional and Regional Aspects of Meaning of the Term ‘Pirinfo-icon’ (in English)

19:00 Dinner in the restaurant 1001 Nights, 21 Millionnaia Street

DAY 2: October 11 (Friday) 2019


10:00–11:30 Session 3
W.A. Ivanow and the Study of Philosophical Ismailism
Chair: Janis Esots
Ramazon Nazariev, Tajik State Pedagogical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Wladimir Ivanow and Philosophical and Religious Doctrines in Ismailism (in Russian)
Nazarkhudo Dastambuev, Tajik National University, Dushanbe Tajikistan: Wladimir Ivanow’s Analysis of Social Issues in Ismaili Doctrines (in Russian)
Tatyana Korneeva, Institute of Philosophy, RAS, Moscow, Russia: The Problem of the First Principle in Ismailism (in Russian)


Coffee Break 11:30–11:45


11:45 – 13:15 Session 4
Archival Materials in Ismaili Studies
Chair: Ramazon Nazariev
Pavel Basharin, Russian State Humanitarian University, Moscow, Russia: The Archive of the Ismaili pīrs of Zong (Ishkashim, Badakhshan) (in Russian)
Oybek Makhmudov, Tashkent State University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Materials collected by A. A. Cherkasov on Pamiri Ismailism in 1904-1906 (in Russian)
Sarkor Sarkorov, Independent scholar: Ivan Zarubin and his Contribution to Ismaili Studies (in Russian)

Closing remarks: 13:15 – 13:30

Lunch 13:30–14:30
The House of Scientists, RAS. Banqueting Hall. Dvortsovaia Naberezhnaia 26


16:00 – 18:00
BOOK LAUNCH OF WLADIMIR IVANOW’S MEMOIRS: FIFTY YEARS IN THE EAST AND OPENING OF AN EXHIBITION ON WLADIMIR IVANOW
VENUE: HOUSE OF NATIONALITIES, ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Mokhovaya Ulitsa, 15, St Petersburg, Russia, 191028