Today, the Institute of Iranian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, received the confirmation of funding for Corpus Avesticum Berolinense (CAB), a long-term project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for 12 years . The goal of CAB is to edit all Zoroastrian rituals preserved in the Avestan language. This is excellent news for the institute and the discipline. The BiblioIranica team congratulates Prof. Alberto Cantera for this achievement. It is more than well-deserved.
See the institute’s announcement for more information.
Issue 04 of DABIR (Digital Archive of Brief notes & Iran Review)
Issue 04 of Dabir, an open access on-line journal for Iranian Studies, is out now. Dabir is published by the Jordan Center for Persian Studies.
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Issue 03 of Dabir (Digital Archive of Brief notes & Iran Review)
Issue 03 of Dabir, an open access on-line journal for Iranian Studies, is out now. Dabir is published by the Jordan Center for Persian Studies.
Follow the “read more” link to see the table of content and access to the contents online.
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The Ancient World Digital Library (AWDL), an initiative of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University, has been redesigned and relaunched:
AWDL will identify, collect, curate, and provide access to a broad range of scholarly materials relevant to the study of the ancient world.
The digital library is a treasure trove for anyone interested in the ancient world and naturally contains material relevant to Iranian Studies such as the digitised copy of the second volume of Henning’s selected papers or Back’s Die sassanidischen Staatsinschriften. Why not head over and read up on the Middle Persian word for beer, the dates of Mani’s life, the term for coriander or on a grain of mustard, topics that demonstrate the depth and breadth of Henning’s scholarship.
University of Vienna
Tuesday-Friday, 2–5 August 2016
The International Society for Iranian Studies (ISIS) is pleased to announce that the Eleventh Biennial Iranian Studies Conference will be held in Vienna, Austria from August 2-5, 2016 at the University of Vienna. Onsite registration begins on the 2nd and the program extends until the evening of the 5th.
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Alberto Cantera and his team have launched a new journal, entitled Sociedad de Estudios Iranios y Turanios, with the aim to promote the study of Iran and Central Asia in Spain. The first volume has already been published and is available from academia.edu. A dedicated website is under construction.
The original announcement: Continue reading Sociedad de Estudios Iranios y Turanios
Adam Benkato’s much anticipated second part of his excellent introduction to Sogdian is now online. In this part he talks about Sogdian epigraphy.
Read the second part of the introduction here.
Call for Papers for a conference at the University of Warwick:
Iran and the West: Converging Perspectives
1-3 July 2015
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‘Middle East Medievalists is an international professional association of scholars interested in the study of the medieval Islamic world’. The association’s website and online journal, Al-`Usur al-Wusta, are hosted by the Islamic History Commons.
MEM also have a page on Facebook.
بساتین، نشريهاي علمي ـ تخصّصي در موضوع نسخههاي خطي اسلامي است، اين نشريه در زمينه مطالعاتِ کتاب شناختی، مباحث نسخه شناسی، تاريخ علم مسلمانان، کتابخانههاي تراثي، مجموعهداري کتب خطي و اسناد کهن، ترجيحاً با محوريّت ميراث مکتوب کهن شيعه و معرّفي آثار فرهيختگان مسلمان، به صورت دو فصلنامه، به سه زبان فارسي، عربي و انگليسي، منتشر ميگردد و قلمرو فعاليتِ آن نيز شامل تمامي حوزههاي متنوّع کتاب شناختي آثار تراثي، نسخه شناسی (دانش کوديکولوژی)، تصحیح متون کهن، فهرست نویسی نسخ خطي و اسناد کهن، در قالب و ساختاري پژوهشي است.
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