Persia: Great Kings and Palaces of Flowers

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With Shaparak Khorsandi, Professor Lloyd Llewellyn Jones and Victoria Princewill.

This event takes place in the British Library and will be simultaneously live streamed on the British Library platform. Tickets may be booked either to attend in person, or to watch on our platform (online) either live or within 48 hours on catch up. Viewing links will be sent out shortly before the event.

The online version of this event will be live captioned.

Broadcaster, comedian and author Shaparak Khorsandi discusses the sweeping history of Persia with historian Professor Lloyd Llewellyn Jones and historical novelist Victoria Princewill. 

Journey from the grandeur of the ancient courts of the Persian Empire to the 1890s court of the Iranian Shah during a precarious time of foreign interference and dynastic crises. 

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Name: Persia: Great Kings and Palaces of Flowers
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £10.00
Student: £5.00
Registered Unemployed: £5.00
Disabled: £5.00
Senior (60+): £8.00
Young Person (18-25): £5.00
Online Full Price: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546