Department of History

The Department of History was established in Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities in 1957 at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad with the following objectives:

  • To familiarize students with history, culture and civilization of Iran from the development of the first human civilization in this country until now
  • To introduce students with the history of political and cultural developments of Europe from the ancient Greece to modern centuries
  • To foster students with quality research capabilities through offering subjects on research methods and techniques of teaching history to students

The areas of specialization offered in the Department of History in the Master’s program (founded in 1957) are as follows:

  • Ancient History of Iran History of Islamic Iran
  • History of Shi'ism

Established in 2008, the main aim of the History of Ancient Iran program which is another areas of specialization in the History Department is to provide the students with the knowledge of the Iranian history and civilization from its emergence to the advent of Islam. The curriculum of this areas of specialization is based on the study of the history of ancient civilizations such as the Elamites, the Medes, the Achaemenids, the Parthians and the Sassanids and the mythology and ancient languages of Iran.

The program in History of Islamic Iran was founded in 1987. This areas of specialization aims to train students in the study and review of different periods of history of Islamic Iran from the arrival of Islam to Iran to the present time.

Founded in 2010 at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, the areas of specialization in History of Shi'ism is planned to meet the following aims:

  • To make students familiar with the history of Shi'ism, history of Shiite ideas and its political and environmental evolution in Iran and other Islamic countries
  • To study the life of the infallible Imams (AS) and how the caliphs of the Umayyad and Abbasid treated the Shiites.

The Department of History also offers a Ph.D. program in History of Islamic Iran. This program aims to meet the following objectives:

  • Reviewing the political history in the Islamic era in general and the social and cultural changes of Iran in particular, with an emphasis on criticism of the historical literature
  • Studying the historians and identifying the historiography schools and methods of advanced research in history.
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Head of the Department of History
Mohamad_Taghi_Imanpour
Mohamad Taghi Imanpour
Professor
Department of History
timanpour@um.ac.ir
+985138806776


Concentration areas offered by the Department of History
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
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Islamic Iran History
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Ancient Iran History
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History of Shi'ism
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The History of Iran after Islam
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Academic staff

Maryam Azizian
Assistant Professor
Najmedin Gilani
Assistant Professor
Mohamad Taghi Imanpour
Professor
Pedram Jam
Assistant Professor
Leila Najafian Razavi
Assistant Professor
Sayyed Jalal Rajai
Assistant Professor
Abbas Sarafrazi
Associate Professor
Hadi Vakili
Associate Professor
Ali Asghar Zoghi Borzeshi
Lecturer

Research

Recent theses and dissertations

Alshnawah, W. (2021). The political and cultural position of the Elamite satrapy in the Achaemenid period. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fayazi, R. (2021). Russian and British political rivalries in the historical developments of Iran from the Constitution to the end of the first Pahlavi 1906-1941.. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alhawwat, A. (2021). Sasanian conficts with Rome in Syria from Shahpur II to the collapse of the Sasanian dynast -628-329 A.D. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tanomand, A. (2021). The role of khargerd elites in political and cultural evolutions of Teimorian period. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alsaeed, M. (2021). Reflection of Pre-Islamic Arabs Culture and history in commentary on the Nahj al-Balagha of Ibn Abi al-Hadid. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al Zerkani, S. (2021). Comparison of Political Actions of Shiite Governments of Banu Shahin and Baniu Mazyyad. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tashakori Sabagh, K. (2021). Comparative Study of War in Sasanian Persia and Late Roman Era based upon Middle Persian and Roman Textual Sources. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Foroodian Ghale No, N. (2021). Lords and Bondsmen in Historical Parts of Shahnamah. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nabavi, A. (2021). Ancient customs in Mazandaran. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bazazzadeh Torbati, Z. (2021). The Process of compiling on religious teachings and their history in the Pahlavi Period. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zoozani, L. (2021). Comparative study of tools and tactic of Arsacids and Romans warfare. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Adeeb Abrahmi, M. (2021). Comparative comparison of Russia and Britain role in the constitutionalism of Iran and Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebadi, A. (2021). Plitical, social, economic and religious Function of Mystics\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parvizi, A. (2021). Comparison of Achaemenid and Parthian eras professions. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahsan, A. (2021). Comparison of celebrations and joys of the Achaemenid and Parthian eras. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heidaripour Jirandehi, M. (2021). The impact of Greeks and Achaemenid interactions and confrontations on the rise of the Macedonians. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tarahhomi, S. (2021). Political-cultural relations between Iran and China from the late Sassanians to the rise of the Samanids. , (Doctoral dissertation of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farzaneh Kholgh Abad, A. (2021). the role of imami scholars in deepening shiism during the absence of minority. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahramiyan, Z. (2021). Sistan in Middle Persian Texts. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafari, M. (2021). Sheikh Ahmad Bahar s Political and Cultural Career. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hassanshahi Baygi, Z. (2021). The study of the degree of adherence of the America government to the treaties and contracts concluded with Iran from 1320 to 1360. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Izadian, S. (2021). The performance and positions of the leaders of Bani Hashem towards the uprising of Imam Hussein. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ariamanesh, A. (2021). Comparison of the position of Imam Ali-a- and Imam Hassan-a- with the early caliphs in the first prophetic biographies. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alagheband Hosseini, A. (2021). Historiography of Hasan Ibn Hossein Sabzevari in the book of Rahat Al-arwah and Mones Al-ashbah. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nosrati, F. (2021). the reading of the concept of shiism in Qazi Nurullah Shustari s Majalis al-muminin. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharifi Rigi, Y. (2021). The representation of Islam and Shiism in Persian language newspapers; Case study: Soraya and Parvaresh. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaei Jamnani, M. (2021). Political and Social Life of Abd-allah Ibn Jafar Ibn Abi Talib. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sangriyar, M. (2021). customs of war and warfare in the safavid period. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Manouchehri Ravari, N. (2021). The formation of woman s identity in the mass media of the second pahlaviperiod with an emphasis on the press 1332-1357. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Samadi Javan, A. (2021). Iran-US military agreements Goals and Consequences. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Daneshjoo, H. (2021). Comparison of Imam Khomeini views with contemporary Egyptian reformist thinkers about women. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghodsi, S. (2021). Factors influencing the way Abd al-Qahir Baghdadi -d. 429- describes Shi ites in the book Al-Farq bayn al-Firaq. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aldharee, M. (2021). The Role of Armenia in the Parthian and Roman Battles of the Second Century AD. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alinezhad Noghondar, E. (2021). The role of Iranian dynasty in the spread of Shiism in the Taherian era. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Javadi, Z. (2021). Comparison of political, social and economic situation of Mashhad and Tabriz from the Constitution to the First World War. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Daraeebaf, M. (2021). Assembly for the revival of Shiite thoughts, from its estabhishment to the martyrdom of Abdul Hamid Dialame -1357-1360. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alsharhanee, A. (2021). A study of Ibn Abi Al _ Hadid Mu'tazili's positions regarding the opinion of Al-Jahiz Mu'tazili about Imam Ali. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farhadi, M. (2021). The role of yhe Hedayat family in the lranian Constitutional Revolution.. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Amini, Y. (2021). The degree of adherence of governments to the constitution from the constitutional Revolution to the end of the first Pahlavi period 1320-1285.. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tolo Fakor, H. (2021). Sabzevar trade in the Qajar period. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khoshgholi, S. (2021). reflects the dissolution of the parliament by Mosaddegh in the newspapers and periodicals of the time. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Izadi, S. (2021). The presence of Freemasonry on the Second Pahlavi Policies1932-1971. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Department of history

Phone: +985138796829-33

Fax: +985138794144

Postal code: 917794883