Call for Iran’s 24th Annual World Book Award issued

Publish Date : Wednesday 29 June 2016 - 00:00
According to IBNA correspondent, the secretariat of the Award Committee which aims to realize and introduce books on the two abovementioned fields, stated that the books to be considered can be in any language and the awards will be granted for writing, translation and editing. They must also have been published (in their first edition) outside of Iran in 2015.
Each of the two main topics – Islamic Studies and Iranian Studies- includes numerous parts and subdivisions, some of which are as follows:
A) Islamic Studies: History of Islam, Islamic Civilization, Quranic and Hadith Studies, Islamic Theology & Philosophy, Islamic Mysticism, Islamic Law and Jurisprudence, Translation of Classic Islamic Texts, Islamic Economics, Contemporary Islamic Studies, Islamic Arts & Architecture, History of Science, etc.
B) Iranian Studies: History of Iran, Iranian Languages and linguistics, Iranian Geography, Ancient Iranian Religions; Civilization & History,  Persian Literature, Iranian Arts & Architecture, History of Science in Iran, Iranian Anthropology, Translation of the Great Iranian works, etc. 
Accordingly, the Secretariat of the Award Committee invites all scholars, writers, translators, and publishers to nominate book(s) for consideration, not later than October 31, 2016. 
      To nominate your title(s), please first e-mail a nomination letter to the Book Award Secretariat at, and then send a copy of submitted book(s) to the following address:
The Book Award Secretariat, PO Box 14155-1437, Tehran, IRAN. (Tel: +98 21 88861320)
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