28th Call for Entries


We are pleased to announce the 28th The Islamic Republic of Iran`s World Book Award to be held in February 2021. Books to be considered can be in any language, while need to be on either Islamic Studies or Iranian Studies. They also have to be published (in their first edition) outside of Iran in 2019.

      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, 2020.  



      To nominate your title(s), please e-mail a nomination letter to Prof. Heydari, the I. R. Iran World Award for Book of the Year Secretary at bookaward@ketab.irand send a copy of submitted book(s) to the following address:


,Book Award Secretariat,

Floor 5, No. 2, Khajeh Nasir Alley, the s. Baradaran-e Mozaffar St, Enghelab Eslami Ave, Tehran, Iran.

Tel: +9821-66966210

Fax: +9821-66966218

For further information please contact:                                                            bookaward@ketab.ir