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Global PhD Scholarship in History, University of St Andrews

Global PhD Scholarship in History, University of St Andrews

Global PhD Scholarship in History 2021 entry The University of St Andrews is pleased to offer a scholarship funded
BIPS mourns the loss of Dr Abdullah Ghouchani

BIPS mourns the loss of Dr Abdullah Ghouchani

BIPS regrets to announce the passing of renowned Iranian scholar Dr Abdullah Ghouchani, on Thursday, 6 August 2020,
Professor David B Stronach, OBE (1931 – 2020)

Professor David B Stronach, OBE (1931 – 2020)

David Stronach (1931 - 2020), eminent archaeologist and founding Director of the British Institute of Persian ...
Gallery: Persian Miniatures Course 2019

Gallery: Persian Miniatures Course 2019

We are excited to partner with the Centre for Iranian Studies (SOAS) to host regular workshop series on Persian ...
BIPS Trustee Dr Arezou Azad leads on new ERC & AHRC funded projects

BIPS Trustee Dr Arezou Azad leads on new ERC & AHRC funded projects

GO.LOCAL and Invisible EastAt a time when many people are experiencing isolation, it is a wonderful thing to bring ...
New Publication: ‘Masnavi of Rumi’

New Publication: ‘Masnavi of Rumi’

We are pleased to announce the highly anticipated publication by BIPS Research Director, Professor Alan Williams: ...
با آرزوی تندرستی و کامیابی برای یکایک دوستان و عزیزان در ایران و دیگر نقاط گیتی فرارسیدن نوروز ۱۳۹۹ را تبریک گفته و امید است که شادمانی از کمین بدر آید و گل از غنچه برون

با آرزوی تندرستی و کامیابی برای یکایک دوستان و عزیزان در ایران و دیگر نقاط گیتی فرارسیدن نوروز ۱۳۹۹ را تبریک گفته و امید است که شادمانی از کمین بدر آید و گل از غنچه برون

بهارتان خجسته باد و سال نو خرم و پر سرور With best wishes for health and prosperity for each and every one of ...

BIPS April 2020-2021 Grants

Applications for the round of the BIPS April 2020-2021 RESEARCH and TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS are invited. These grants ...
Report of the project ‘Manuscript Studies in Tehran: international cooperation in the exploration of manuscript collections’

Report of the project ‘Manuscript Studies in Tehran: international cooperation in the exploration of manuscript collections’

The manuscript collection of the Golestan Palace Library is certainly not the largest in Iran, but arguably the highest in quality, going back to royal collections that were accumulated by members of the Qajar court.

Student Poster Prize at BANEA Conference 2020

Student Poster Prize at BANEA Conference 2020 We are pleased to announce a Student Poster Competition at the ...
Parvine Helen Merrillees (nee Razavi) (1932 – 2019)

Parvine Helen Merrillees (nee Razavi) (1932 – 2019)

On 23 November 2019 Parvine Helen Merrillees ( née Razavi ) died in Auxerre, France, far from her place of birth in
The passing of Houman Alizadeh Kordmahini

The passing of Houman Alizadeh Kordmahini

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Houman Alizadeh Kordmahini, our well loved and respected ...
David O. Morgan

David O. Morgan

5 November 2019 It is with deep regret that we share the passing of our colleague and friend Professor David ...
Nominations for Governing Council 2019

Nominations for Governing Council 2019

FULL MEMBERS and FELLOWS of the British Institute of Persian Studies are invited to nominate candidates to stand ...
The rediscovery of mina’i wares and the fiction of completion: 13th century polychrome Iranian ceramics and their reception in the 20th century

The rediscovery of mina’i wares and the fiction of completion: 13th century polychrome Iranian ceramics and their reception in the 20th century

Mina’i wares were unknown prior to the late nineteenth century, but by 1940 numerous seemingly complete vessels had
BIPS Best Paper Prize at the Symposia Iranica 4th Persian Studies conference, St Andrews, April 2019.

BIPS Best Paper Prize at the Symposia Iranica 4th Persian Studies conference, St Andrews, April 2019.

BIPS is very pleased to announce its award for best paper to Dr Julia Hartley (University of Warwick) for her work ...
Dr Michael Axworthy, FRSA, FRAS (1962-2019)

Dr Michael Axworthy, FRSA, FRAS (1962-2019)

It is with great regret that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend Michael Axworthy on 16 March ...
AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS 2018-19 – ROUND 3 – DEADLINE 18th JANUARY 2019

AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS 2018-19 – ROUND 3 – DEADLINE 18th JANUARY 2019

Applications for the second round of the BIPS 2018-19 RESEARCH AND TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS are invited.  These ...
Ehsan Yarshater [1920 – 2018]

Ehsan Yarshater [1920 – 2018]

The British Institute of Persian Studies greatly regrets to announce the death of Ehsan Yarshater, who was ...
Dr Leonard Lewisohn [1953-2018]

Dr Leonard Lewisohn [1953-2018]

The British Institute of Persian Studies greatly regrets to announce the death of Dr Leonard Lewisohn, who died ...
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