A Hungarian scholar and four Iranian researchers have won the Avicenna International Awards.
winners were announced Friday in Hamdan during the closing ceremony of the
three-day Festival of Avicenna Theosophy.
Hungarian scholar Miklós Maróth won the award
for his efforts in the study of the philosophy of Avicenna.
He is the director of the Avicenna Institute
for Middle Eastern Studies and a member of the Hungarian Academy of the
Hadi Khosroshahi was honored for his research on Islamic luminaries, in
particular for his studies on Seyyed Jamal ad-Din Asadabadi, a political
activist in Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, and the Ottoman Empire during 19th
Pediatrician Ali-Akbar Velayati won the award
for his activities in the development of medicine. He is also the foreign
policy adviser of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
Avicenna award went to Hossein Nasr, an Iranian professor of Islamic studies at
George Washington University, for his efforts in utilizing science to elevate
The organizers also honored Ayatollah Abdollah
Javadi Amoli with an award for his endeavors in teaching and promoting
Avicenna International Awards were presented by the Avicenna Foundation.
Source: MEHR News Agency