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QFA Inaugural Conference 17-19 May 2001: Redaing Early Photographs. Visual Sources for the Interpretation of Iranian Qajar History, University of Leiden, Research School CNWS, Leiden, the Netherlands

Chairs and speakers: L.A. Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Bahman Bayani, Ali Behdad, F. Bohrer, Parisa Damandan, Layla Diba, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Hans de Herder, R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram, Soltan Ali Mirza Kadjar, Alireza Mashayekh, Reza Sheikh, Mohammad Reza Tahmasbpour, Willem Vogelsang, Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, Corien Vuurman

QFA Inaugural Dinner 19 May 2001: Faculty Club, Leiden, the Netherlands

QFA Local Chapter Dinner, August 2001: restaurant Hasht Behesht, Tehran, Iran

QFA conference 20-21 June 2002: Dress and Costume of Nineteenth-Century Iran, University of Leiden, Research School CNWS, Leiden, the Netherlands

Chairs and speakers: L.A. Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Bahman Bayani, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Willem Floor, Pedram Khosronejad, Alireza Mashayekh, Houri Moghadam-Mostofi, Jennifer Scarce, Asghar Seyed-Ghorab, S. Shahshahani, Willem Vogelsang, Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, Corien Vuurman, Graham Williamson

QFA Excursion, 22 June 2002: Paleis Het Loo (Palace) and for the occasion an exhibition of Qajar medals and orders, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

QFA Gala 22 June 2002: Erenstein Castle, Kerkrade, the Netherlands

QFA Local Chapter Dinner 22 august 2002: Indian restaurant, Tehran, Iran

QFA conference 20 June 2003: Health, Hygiene and Beauty in the Qajar Era, Cantonal Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland


Chairs and speakers: L.A. Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Hormoz Ebrahimnejad, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Sahar Khosrovani, Shireen Mahdavim Farzad Nekoogar, Said Sabeti, Jennifer Scarce, Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian, Mohammad Reza Tahmasbpour, Anna Vanzan

QFA Lunch 21 June 2003: Fondation Mossadegh, Geneva, Switzerland

QFA Gala 21 June 2003: Chateau de Bonmont, Geneva, Switzerland

QFA conference 23-24 July 2004: Harem: Perception and Reality of Life in Ottoman and Qajar Courts, West Campus, Fé Bland Forum, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

Chairs and speakers: Raisa I. Amirbekyan, Nadine Dawson, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram, Tania Kamal-Eldin, Niloufar Kasra, Lydia Susan Khan, Alexandra King, Alev Lytle Croutier, Alaleh Mohajerani, Guity Nashat, Bahram Osqueezadeh, Rosina Fawzia Al-Rawi, Sonia Tamar Seeman, Mohammad Reza Tahmasbpour

Mixed QFA and IQSA Dinner, 24 July 2004; Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

Mixed QFA and IQSA Concert and Dance Performance, 24 July 2004: West Campus, Fé Bland Forum, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

QFA conference 15-16 July 2005: War and Peace in Qajar Persia: Implications Past and Present, McCrum Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, U.K.

Chairs and speakers: Iradj Amini, Peter Avery, Stephanie Cronin, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Mansoureh Ettehadieh (Nezam Mafi), Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Hafez Farmayan, George Joffé, Firouzeh Kashani-Sabet, Irina Koshoridze, Vanessa Martin, Irine Natchkebia, Lawrence Potter, Richard Schofield, Joachim Waibel, Graham Williamson, Antony Wynn

QFA Gala 17 July 2005: Royal Automobile Club, London, U.K.

QFA conference 2-3 June 2006: Entertainment in the Qajar Era, Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, France

Chairs and speakers: Raisa I. Amirbekyan, Peter J. Chelkowski, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Mansoureh Ettehadieh (Nezam Mafi), Ali Gheissari, Bernard Hourcade, Philip Huyse, Homa Katouzian, Irina Koshoridze, Shireen Mahdavi, Vanessa Martin, Ulrich Marzolph, Rudie Matthee, Eden Naby, … Nasiri-Moghadam, Irine Natchkebia, Philippe Rochard, Jennifer Scarce, Amaneh Youssefzadeh

QFA Gala 3 June 2006: Automobile Club de France, Paris, France

QFA Lunch and Boat Trip 4 june 2006: on the Seine, Paris, France

QFA conference (with the Fondation Napoleon) 1-2 June 2007: Diplomats and Travellers in the Qajar Era, Bibliotheque Paul Marmottan, Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France

Chairs and speakers: Iradj Amini, L.A. Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Manoutchehr Eskandari-Qajar, Amir Ali Farman Farma, Nathalie Farman Farma, Bert Fragner, Ellen Glonti, Thierry Lentz, David Motadel, Irine Natchkebia, Abbas Nayeri, Bernadette Salesse, Jennifer Scarce, Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian, Joachim Waibel, Robin Walsh
QFA Gala 2 June 2007 Hotel Le Bristol, Paris, France

QFA Lunch and Boat Trip 3 June 2007 on the Zouave, Paris, France

QFA Local Chapter Dinner 26 January 2008, the Hurlingham Club, London, U.K.

QFA conference  5-6 June 2008: Social Positioning and Every Day Life in Qajar Persia, International Institute of Social History (IISH) and University of Leiden, CNWS, Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands

Chairs and speakers: Touraj Atabaki, Nayer Glenn-Mostofi, Nahid Nosrat-Mozaffari, Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Reza Sheikh, Hans Timmermans, Houchang Chehabi, Ali Gheissari, Stephanie Cronin, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Heidi Walcher

Opening Exhibition 6 June 2008: Eyes on Persia, photographs from the Hotz Collection, Leiden University Library (official opening by QFA chair and cocktail party)
Mixed QFA and IQSA Dinner 6 June 2008:  Societeit (club house) Koninklijke Roei- en Zeil Vereeniging De Maas, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Mixed QFA and IQSA Lunch 7 June 2008:  restaurant Bazar, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Opening exhibition 7 June 2008: Persian Coffee House Paintings - Traditional Persian Art, Van Waning Gallery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (official opening by IQSA chair and cocktail party)
QFA Conference: 4-5 June 2009: Architecture in Qajar Persia, Theatersaal Conference Room, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

Chairs and speakers: Bert Fragner, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Cyrus Samii, Bavand Behpoor, Layla Diba, Talinn Grigor, Joanna de Groot, Markus Ritter, Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian, Heidi Walcher, Farhad Roozbehi, Hans Timmermans

QFA Excursion and Docent Lecture 4 June 2009 (with IQSA): the Belvedere Palace, Vienna, Austria

Mixed QFA and IQSA Dinner, 5 June 2009: Heuriger Hans Maly, Grinzing, Vienna, Austria

QFA Conference (with the Middle East Centre, St. Antony’s College, Oxford): Retrospective and Prospects: Reflections on the study of the Qajar Era, Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, Claire Palley Building, St Anne’s College, Oxford, U.K.

Chairs and speakers: Firuza Abdullaeva, Touraj Atabaki, L.A. Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn, Bahram Bayani, Dominic Brookshaw, Layla Diba, Manoutchehr M. Eskandari-Qajar, Mansoureh Ettehadieh (Nezam Mafi), Hafez Farmayan, Homa Katouzian, John Malcolm, Vanessa Martin, Ali Miransari, Nahid Mozaffari-Nosrat, Afsaneh Najmabadi, Kamran Safamanesh, Cyrus Samii, Jennifer Scarce, Mohammad-Reza Tahmasbpour, Hans Timmermans, Lale Uluc, Corien Vuurman, Heidi Walcher

QFA Conference Gala Dinner, 12 August 2010, Ruth Deech Building, St Anne’s College, Oxford, U.K.

QFA Art Study Day, 8 October 2010:  Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K.

QFA 10th year anniversary Gala, 9 October 2010: Royal Horse Guard Hotel. London, U.K.

U.K., London.

QFA Lunch, 10 October 2010: Babylon restaurant, London U.K.

QFA Dinner, September 5th 2014: Ognisko Club, London, England: Presentation of the Musee de la Castre (Cannes, France) collection of Qajar art



























 
 
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