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A scientific-research institution, the center for the great Islamic Encyclopedia was founded in march 1983 on the purpose of editing and publishing general. Technical encyclopedia as well as refrence books in various aspects and fields of humanistic loves especially Islamic and Iranian culture and civilisation. In order to realise such an aim, it seemed indispensable to establish a congruous scientific organisation enjoying high potentialities. Thus, Mr. Kazem mousavi Bojnourdi, the founder and organiser of the center, invited a number of outstanding Iranian scholars and researchers to cooperate.

New Releases

"A Bibliography of Bibliographies on Iranian Studies" has been published

Date: 5/29/2016

This book, one from a series, is written by late Iraj Afshar with the cooperation of Irānnāz Kāshiān. Moasseyē Xānēyē kētāb has published this book. "A Bibliography of Bibliographies on Iranian Studies " is one of the most important sources on Iranian Studies


Ketāb-e Rāyzan Publication is honored to announce the publication of "The States and Dynasties In Islamic Territories".

Date: 5/18/2016

Recording and stating the history of the political history of the Islamic world has a long history. The first historians were narrators of the history of the political and social life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions.


The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has been published.

Date: 4/17/2016

The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has been published under the supervision of Kazem Musavi Bojurdi, head of The Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia and scientifically edited by Muhamad Jaafari (Ghanavati) and Asghar Karimi.


Encyclopaedia Islamica vol.5 is published

Date: 4/17/2016

This volume of Encyclopaedia Islamica is the fifth of a projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world

Workshop And Seminar

Call for Papers: Third International Conference on Iranian Languages and Dialects,

Date: 1/3/2016

18-19th September, 2016 Centre for The Great Islamic Encyclopaedia, Tehran18-19th September, 2016 Centre for The Great Islamic Encyclopaedia, Tehran


Visual footage from unveiling -The comprehensive history of Iran

Date: 6/28/2015

An unveiling of the 20 volume set of »The comprehensive history of Iran« which is a result after 14 years of research and studies was held in Rayzan Hall on 16 June 2015, attended by ...


Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani: Today we are witnessing the presence of a precious work for the history of our country.

Date: 6/27/2015

The chairman of Expediency Discernment council, in a ceremony to unveil “the comprehensive History of Iran”, said: The country officials should be concerned to open the path to wisdom and legitimacy and refrain from dogmatism and extremity.


A conference titled "Iran: name, people, land" was held at the centre of the Great Islamic Encyclopedia (CGIE)

Date: 4/28/2015

The first meeting from a set of conferences on Iranian Identity titled «Iran, Nationality, History and Culture» Which is about to be held periodically set out on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the CGIE attended by Cultural figwers, officials, advocates and those interested in Iranian Culture...