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Professor Almut Hintze at The British Academy Soirée

Professor Almut Hintze Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

The British Academy Soirée - Professor Almut Hintze Picture

Professor Almut Hintze FBA
Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Who are the Zoroastrians?
8pm and 9pm, Tuesday 28 June 2016

Today Zoroastrians form a microscopically small community of ca. 120,000 people world-wide. Yet their contribution to society in their homeland Iran, and in diaspora communities in India and countries around the globe is considerable and out of all proportion to their numbers. This talk seeks to understand such an impressive achievement by exploring the world-view that underpins their influence.