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British Institute of Persian Studies

"Welcome to the website of the British Institute of Persian Studies. We are an academic body founded in 1961, associated with and financially supported by the British Academy. We promote scholarship and research in all aspects of Iranian Studies. A purpose-built institute was opened in Tehran in 1976 on land leased from the British Embassy in Qolhak. Why are Persian Studies important? Great cultures and dynasties have originated in what is now Iran..."

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