Empire of the mind and soul: what does modern Iran owe to Shah 'Abbas?
British Museum / Guardian Public Forum 2009
A high-profile panel use the exhibition as the starting point for a broader discussion of contemporary issues relating to Iran. Chaired by Jon Snow, writer and broadcaster, with an introductory talk by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum.
This audio originally appeared on the Guardian website.
This event took place on 19 May 2009.
Image: Shah Mosque (Masjid-i Shah), Isfahan, 1612-30. © the Trustees of the British Museum. Photo: Ebrahim Khadem Bayat.
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