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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 ...
The Phoenix Mosque: BIPS Persian Studies Series Publication

The Phoenix Mosque: BIPS Persian Studies Series Publication

BIPS PERSIAN STUDIES SERIES: NEW PUBLICATION  The Phoenix Mosque and the Persians of Medieval ...
BIPS Medieval Research Workshop: CALL FOR PAPERS

BIPS Medieval Research Workshop: CALL FOR PAPERS

Medieval Research Programme Workshop 22-23 May 2018 Interactions of Muslim Intellectuals and Institutions with ...
The 2016/17 Annual Report Published

The 2016/17 Annual Report Published

The British Institute of Persian Studies is pleased to publish its Annual Report & Accounts 2016-17.   This was
Ruth Stronach (1937-2017)

Ruth Stronach (1937-2017)

It is with great regret that BIPS announces the death of Ruth Stronach on 15th September 2017 in Berkeley, ...
Michael Harverson (1937-2017)

Michael Harverson (1937-2017)

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Michael Harverson. Professor David Morgan, Honorary Vice ...
BIPS Modern Research Programme: Call for Papers

BIPS Modern Research Programme: Call for Papers

Professor Andrew Newman has announced a Call for Papers for the second workshop to be held as part of his Modern ...
Call for Papers: Symposia Iranica 2017

Call for Papers: Symposia Iranica 2017

Proposals that engage with any aspect of Iranian studies within the arts, humanities, and social sciences are welcomed. Proposals are open to postgraduate students and early career post-doctoral researchers from any disciplinary background. The call for papers closes 2 December 2016.
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