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.

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...

“When You Work on Iran and With Iran, Life Is Always Full of Surprises” – Interview with Katja Rieck

Today, we talk to Katja Rieck. Currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Orient-Institut Istanbul, she is developing a new project on civil society charity organisations in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Standing Working Group Iran and Beyond: Kick-Off Workshop

Das OII führt seit April 2019 ein Teilprojekt des BMBF-geförderten interdisziplinären Projekts der Max Weber Stiftung, „Wissen entgrenzen: Internationalisierung, Vernetzung, Innovation in der und durch die Max Weber Stiftung“, durch. Unter dem Titel Standing...

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