Category: Submodule 2c: “Iran and Beyond: Breaking the Ground for Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration (IRSSC)”

The Standing Working Group of OI Istanbul along with its partners in Germany, Turkey, Iran, France and Pakistan concerns itself with the “Iran and Beyond – Breaking the Ground for Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration (IRSSC): Performance of Culture, Religion and Body as Strategies of Self-Empowerment in the Islamic Republic of Iran“. The focus here is on socio-cultural changes, above all in Iran but also in Turkey and Pakistan.

Between Tradition and Innovation: The Young Generation of Iranian Composers in the Digital Era

Podcast Producer: Dr. des. Kamyar NematollahyMixing and sound mastering by: Payam Souri, Studio Honar (Teheran) Iranian classical music is heir to an ancient tradition that was historically connected to the court and other institutions...

Knowledge Exchange from Denmark to Turkey

The workshop was organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul as part of the project titled “A Cartography of Hair:y_less Masculinities. A Comparison between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey” and University of Southern Denmark as part of the project “Medicine Man: Media Assemblages of Medicalized Masculinity”.

“I Deal With the History of Concepts and Ideas; I Deal With Both Explicit and Implicit Knowledge” – Interview with Shahrzad Irannejad

Today, we talk to Shahrzad Irannejad, a research fellow at Orient-Institut Istanbul. She is a researcher in the history of medicine in the Islamicate world and joined Orient-Institut Istanbul in the fall of 2020.

Research on the Rifa’iyya, a Sufi order in South-Western Asia

by Aliya Iqbal Naqvi and Hasan Ali Khan |
As a Sufi order or tariqah, the Rifa’iyya is better identified with its birthplace Iraq, and with parts of Anatolia and the Levant. A living branch of the order, however, that retains its pre-modern organizational structure is based today in the city of Karachi, with strong connections across the regions of Pakistani Baluchistan, Iranian Sistan-Baluchistan, and the northern coast of Oman.

Building Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration With Iran (and Beyond): Of COVID-19 and other challenges

By Katja Rieck Next to producing innovative scholarship, the second but no less important pillar of the Knowledge Unbound initiative is forming and strengthening international research networks. At Orient-Institut Istanbul we are pursuing this...

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