Tagged: Orient Institut Istanbul

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.

“The Dissemination of Knowledge on Iran, the Persian Language, Literature and Culture to the Polish Public” – Interview with Zaur Gasimov

Today, we talk to Zaur Gasimov, who was a Senior Research Fellow at the German Orient Institute in Istanbul, Turkey from 2013 to 2019. In September 2019, he joined the Russian Studies Department of the University of Bonn, Germany.

“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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