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Grant Report: Bawa Yawan Rockshelter Excavations

Grant Report: Bawa Yawan Rockshelter Excavations

The proposed project has developed out of research that the applicant has carried out searching for the Middle Palaeolithic (MP) to Upper Palaeolithic (UP) transition in the Zagros Mountains of Iran, one of the key regions in south-western Asia.  In 2016, I...

Persian Dynamos: Literature in Motion

Workshop Write Up By Dr James White, BIPS Grant recipient and postdoctoral Fellow in the Seminar für Arabistik at Freie Universität Berlin.On 25th October 2019, I am convening a workshop at Wadham College, Oxford, called ‘Migration, Circulation and Translation:...

BIPS Travel Grant Report

BIPS Travel Grant Report

INVESTIGATING HUMAN-ENVIRONMENTAL INTERACTIONS IN THE ZAGROS REGION (SOUTHWEST ASIA) DURING THE LATE GLACIAL, AND EARLY TO MID- HOLOCENE PERIOD The travel grant offered by the British Institute of Persian Studies was used in July 2019 to attend the International Union...

Hofmann – Grant Report

Hofmann – Grant Report

The Life of Persianate Music in South Asia: Tracing the History of Hindustani Music ca. 1250-1600 William Hofmann (SOAS)I travelled to India under a BIPS research grant during October 2017-July 2018 for my doctoral research at the School of Oriental and African...

Echlin Grant Report (2018)

Echlin Grant Report (2018)

The Potters of Iran: A Case Study for Contemporary Craft CultureJillian Echlin, University of York  My primary motivation in undertaking this trip was to conduct in-person research for the completion of my PhD and subsequent publications and exhibitions. This...

Revisiting Tappeh Sialk and Ancient Kashan Conference Report

Revisiting Tappeh Sialk and Ancient Kashan Conference Report

Tappeh Sialk on the outskirts of modern Kashan is one of the most important pre-Achaemenid archaeological sites in the Middle East, but despite a series of archaeological excavations there it remains poorly known outside academic circles. In an attempt to demonstrate...

Report of the grant I received for my trip to India:

The travel grant offered by the British Institute of Persian Studies helped me to defray theexpenses incurred during my fieldwork trip to India. I am currently starting the third year of myPh.D., specialising in sixteenth -and seventeenth -century Persian albums. A...

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