Date: 2/20/2021 1:55:08 PM   News ID: 1055
Report On the 28th I.R. Iran`s World Book Award

Report On the 28th I.R. Iran`s World Book Award

This year, after the primary selection of more than 1800 books in different fields of Islamic and Iranian Studies, 95 books were assessed, from which 4 books entered the final stage of evaluation and one figure has been selected as a distinguished researcher of Shia Studies.

These evaluated books in the field of Islamic Studies include the following subfields: Acts and Life of the Prophet, Islamic Economics, Theology, Ethics, Translation of Qur&rsquoān, Jurisprudence & Islamic Law, Qur&rsquoānic Sciences, Qur&rsquoānic Studies & Interpretation, Philosophy & Mysticism, Contemporary Islam, History of Islamic Civilization, Shi&rsquoite Studies, Political Sciences in the World of Islam, Women&rsquos Rights, the History of Science, Art & Islamic Architecture. The evaluated books in the field of Iranian Studies include the following subfields: Pre-Islamic Iran, Military Sciences, Ancient Iranian Civilization, Handicrafts, Art & Iranian Architecture, Literary Criticism, Persian Language & Literature, Persian Literature & Poetry, Iranian Sociology, Manuscripts Studies, Contemporary History of Iran, History and Thought of the Islamic Revolution Thinkers, and Islamic Sufism.


The evaluated books have been written in English, French, German, Arabic, Chinese, Malay, Turkish, Bengali, Indian and Spanish languages.

The winners are from USA, Russia, France, China and South Africa.


1. Raison et révélation en Islam: Les voies de la connaissance dans le commentaire coranique de Far al-Dn al-Rz (m. 606/1210), Ahmed Oulddali, BRILL, 2019.

2. Reading Persia I-II, Li Ling, Sanlian, 2019.

3. What is 'Islamic' Art? Between Religion and Perception, Wendy M. K. Shaw, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

4. Essentialität und Notwendigkeit: Avicenna und die Aristotelische Tradition, Fedor Benevich, Brill, 2018.


Distinguished researcher of Shia Studies:

1. Fāṭima, Daughter of Muḥammad / Half of My Heart: the Narratives of Zaynab, Daughter of  Alī, Christopher Paul Clohessy, Gorgias Press, 2018