Bert Fragner

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Bert G. Fragner (born 27 November 1941) is an Austrian Iranologist. He is director of the Institute of Iranian Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2003. Fragner also teaches Iranology at the University of Bamberg. He has made several research trips to Central Asia.[1]

On July 16, 2010, Fragner was awarded the Dr. Mahmud Afshar Prize at the Academy of Sciences in Vienna, for helping to promote Persian and Iranian culture and history.[2]


  1. ^ Charles Perry (1992-06-25). "The James Beard of Uzbek Cuisine". Retrieved 5 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Iran Awards Austrian Iranologist". Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2011.


  • Fragner, Bert G. (1999). Die Persophonie: Regionalität, Identität und Sprachkontakt in der Geschichte Asiens. Berlin: Das Arabische Buch. ISBN 3860932292.
  • Fragner, Bert G. (2000). "From the Caucasus to the Roof of the World: a culinary adventure". In Sami Zubaida and Richard Tapper: A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East (2nd ed.). London & New York: Tauris Parke Paperbacks. ISBN 1-86064-603-4.