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The Latifeh Yarshater Book Award

The Latifeh Yarshater Award was instituted by the Persian Heritage Foundation to honor the memory of Latifeh Yarshater and her lifelong dedication to the improvement of Iranian women's human rights. The purpose of the award is to encourage scholarship in Iranian Studies focused on the condition of women in Persian speaking societies and to promote women's rights in these societies. Works published within two years prior to the next award at the Biennial August 2018 are eligible.

The award will be given to the awardee at the opening ceremony of the Biennial Conference in the first week of August 2018. The nomination deadline is December 31, 2017. The nomination forms on the AIS website will be availalbe a month prior to the deadline.

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