The Twenty-Fourth World Award for Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran

We are pleased to announce the 24th World Award for Book of the Year of Islamic Republic of Iran to be held in February 2017. Books to be considered can be in any language, and must be on either Islamic Studies or Iranian Studies. They must also have been published (in their first edition) outside of Iran in 2015 or 2016.

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, Iranian Geography, Ancient Iranian Religions; Civilization & History,  Persian Literature, Iranian Arts & Architecture, History of Science in Iran, Iranian Anthropology, Translation of  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:

R. Babaee,
The Book Award Secretariat,
PO Box 14155-1437
Tehran, IRAN.  (Tel: +98 21 88861320)
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