The winners received their awards during a special ceremony at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow.
“Khorasan, the Land of Art” by Sharif Shakurov, “Interpretations on Manuscripts and Artists” by Oleg Akimushkin and “Najmiddin Kukabi Bukharai” by Alexander Jumayev are among books.
Alexi Khismatullin for “Muhammad al-Ghazali” and Ismail Ibadulin for translating Khwaja Abdullah Ansari’s “Qalandar-nameh” into Russian also received awards.
Zhukov Dmitrii Anatol’evich also was honored posthumously for his book “Iran: From Khomeini to Khamenei”. His wife received the award.
The winning books were selected from over 50 works submitted to the organizers.
Iran in collaboration with the Russian Foundation for Islamic Studies and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences established the awards in 2016 to honor books on Islamic and Iranian studies being published in Russian.
The first edition of the awards was held at the Margarita Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow in December 2016.
Source: Tehran Times