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SOAS presents unique Persian map collection for first time in UK

A collection of historical Persian maps donated to SOAS, University of London’s Centre for Iranian Studies at London Middle East Institute in 2013 will be displayed this month. This is also the first time the unique collection is being exhibited in the UK.

15th January 2015

SOAS academic presents new book on life and legacy of Khomeini

Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam has edited a new book on the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the man who led the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which resulted in his appointment as Iran’s Supreme Leader, a position he held until his death in 1989. The book has received favourable media coverage in Iran and beyond, most notably on the BBC Persian website.  

7th August 2014

SOAS Library Persian collection strengthened by generous book donation

The Centre for Iranian Studies, part of the London Middle East Institute (LMEI) at SOAS, University of London, has received a rare and celebrated collection of Persian literature, including the 1970 edition of the Dehkhoda Dictionary, from the private collection of successful Iranian entrepreneur Mr Harun Rashid Farmanfarmaian.

7th February 2014

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