PDN- On 27 May 2017 The Nederlands Omar Khayyám Genootschap (Dutch Omar Khayyám Society) organized an Omar Khayyám Research Day at Leiden University.
The event consisted of three talks:
Bill Martin & Sandra Mason
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in the West
How Edward FitzGerald & Edward Cowell made it popular
Transgressing the Law: Khayyam and his Antinomian Views
Rokus de Groot
Musical approaches to Omar Khayyâm’s Rubâiyât in the Netherlands
Comparative tables of the Calcutta & Bodleian quatrains
Nasrollah Pourjavady who was going to give a speech on “Omar Khayyam’s Idea of Being in His Quatrains” could not obtain the visa from the Dutch Embassy in Tehran, therefore Asghar Seyed-Gohrab presented highlights of his speech.
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