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
History
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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

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

Research

Recent theses and dissertations

Jaberi, T. (2017). Social and Cultural Activities of Ulama in the Naserid Period. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alhawwat, A. (2017). The postion of Syria during the Sasnian in third Century BC. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barahuei, N. (2017). The cultural convergence and divergence of Iranians and Arabs (from the Rise of Islam to the fall of Buyids). , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saadatzadeh, F. (2017). Well-known Elites in Abivard & Nesa from 3rd to 7th Centuries A.H. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghavidel, M. (2017). The Role of Geopolitical Elements in the Underdevelopment of Iran since the Safavid Period until the end of the Qajar.. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebneali, S. (2017). Zoroastrian Eschatology in the Sasanian Era. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Charkhab, B. (2017). Cleaniness of a women in Zoroastrian religion in pre-Islamic Iran. , ( History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yousefi, S. (2017). Xwddah in Context of Ritual and Myth According to the Pahlavi Texts. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Meghdadiesfahani, B. (2017). The Evolution of Fotowwa in Iran Based on Fotowwatnamas (7-9th AH). , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Navidfar, M. (2017). factors affecting the selection and guote of historical reports in Sheikh Saduq's Amali.. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Baghdar Delgosha, A. (2017). Iranian Women Demand's in Qajar Period Letters (from the Beginning of Small Despotism to Empowering of Reza Shah). , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kianzadegan, S. (2017). Analyzing of Economic Power during the Sassanid Pirooz Using the PIXE Test: A Case Study of Coin Found in pirgoozgat (Chabahar, Balochistan, Iran). , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yaghoobitalkhab, F. (2017). Chronology of Events during The Imam Alis Rule. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Golshani, S. (2017). Development of Medical Science in Transoxiana from 3rd to the End of Nineth Century A.H (9th to the End of 15th A.D). , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parastezad, S. (2017). Religious Mourning in Mashhad from 1921 to 1951. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dorfeshan, N. (2017). Political,social and cultural biography Ayatollah Ali akbar Nughani. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahangar Darabi, S. (2017). The Place of History in the al-Naqz, Abd al-Jalil Qazvini Razis Book.. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Norozian Mosa Abad, F. (2017). Safavids ; Idea of Iran or Nation building. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naghdi, R. (2017). The Time and workbook of Hakem Nishapuri with emphasis on his history of Nishapur. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asrari, R. (2017). Constitutionalist princes of Qajar. , (Master's thesis of History). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zoori Kalatehabdolbagi, A. (2017). The role of the Qajar princesses in advancing the constitutional goals.. , (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