Dr Daniel Beben wins the Foundation for Iranian Studies 2015 Dissertation Award

Best Ph.D. Dissertation on a Subject of Iranian Studies Recipient, Academic Year 2014-2015

Dr Daniel Beben wins the Foundation for Iranian Studies 2015 dissertation award | all about History at Nazarbayev UniversityIt is a great pleasure and a honour for the HPRS Department to announce that Dr Daniel Beben‘s PhD dissertation, “The Legendary Biographies of Nâsir-i Khusraw: Memory and Textualization in Early Modern Persian Ismâ`îlism”, has won the 2015 dissertation prize of the Foundation for Iranian Studies.

From the motivation of the awarding commission:

… Daniel Beben has made an “exceptional contribution to the field of Iranian and Central Asian Studies” by, among other achievements, “stating clearly the study’s problematic… constructing an adequate and efficient theoretical framework…developing and employing successfully a rigorous methodology to bring together a significant array of primary and secondary sources in Europe and Central Asia, including critical information secured through interviews judiciously conducted in the field in Tajikistan and elsewhere to support an innovative approach to the study of Nâsir-i Khusraw’s intellectual and religious influence on the form and force of the Ismaili dawa…

Source: All about History at Nazarbayev University


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