The Safavid Period as a Phase of Economic History

      Dr. Ali Anooshahr is the associate professor of history at UCdavis. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (2005). After two post-doctoral fellowships and a year teaching at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, he went to Davis in…
Thursday, 18 September 2014

The Safavid Historiography in continuation with the Timurids

Sholeh A. Quinn is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Merced. Her studies focus on the history of 16th and 17th century Iran, with a particular emphasis on historiography, or the tradition of chronicle writing during the Safavid dynasty. She completed her…
Monday, 14 March 2016

Premodern Iran Awaits Basic Research on Historical Facts and Developments

Professor Rudi Matthee is the John and Dorothy Munroe Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Delaware. He teaches Middle Eastern history, with a research focus on early modern Iran and the Persian Gulf. His books include The Politics of Trade in Safavid Iran: Silk…
Friday, 18 November 2016