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Coronavirus: latest update on BIPS institute and library

In view of the current situation and concerns for the health of our visitors and staff, we regret to announce that the Library at the British Institute of Persian Studies at Qolhak will be closed until further notice. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and wish all our Iranian colleagues a happy and healthy Norouz.

The British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) is a self-governing membership organisation and is one of the British International Research Institutes financially supported by the British Academy. Through its office in London and purpose-built institute in Tehran, BIPS promotes and supports scholarship and research on all aspects of Iran and the wider Persianate world, and increases public understanding and knowledge of this region. BIPS was founded in the UK in 1961 and opened its Tehran institute in 1976. For more information about BIPS, pleaseĀ seeĀ here.


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