List of Doctoral Dissertations in the field of Iranian Studies (by chronology)


Harald Rasmussen, Studier over Hafiz med sideblik til andre persiske lyrikere, University of Copenhagen, 1892.

Edvard Lehmann, Om forholdet mellem religion og kultur i Avesta, University of Copenhagen, 1896.

Arthur Emanuel Christensen, Omar Khajjāms Rubāijāt. En litterœrhistorisk Undersøgelse, University of Copenhagen, 1903.

Jes Peter Asmussen, Xuāstvānīft. Studies in Manichaeism, University of Copenhagen, 1965.

Fereydun Vahman, Ardā Wirāz Nāmag: The Iranian Divina Commedia, London & Malmö: Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series, 53, 1986.

Hans Erik Mathiesen, Sculpture in the Parthian Empire: A Study in Chronology, Vol I: Text, Vol. II: Catalogue, University of Århus, 1992.

Peter Christensen, The Decline of Iranshahr. Irrigation and Environments in the History of the Middle East 500 B.C. to A.D. 1500, University of Copenhagen, 1993.

Claus V. Pedersen, Verdens- og menneskebillede i Iran før den islamiske revolution: litterære analyser af fem novellforfattere med perspektivering, University of Copenhagen, 1998. (World View in Pre-Revolutionary Iran—Literary Analysis of Five Iranian Authors in the Context of the History of Ideas, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002.)

Bodil Hjerrild, Studies in Zoroastrian Family Law: A Comparative Analysis, University of Copenhagen, 2003.

Hemming Jørgensen, Ice Houses of Iran – An Examination of the Evidence, University of Copenhagen, 2010.

Rasmus Christian Elling, The Minority Issue: Nationalism and Ethnic Identity in Iran after Khomeini, University of Copenhagen, 2010.

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Valts Apinis, Zoroastrian Influence upon Jewish Afterlife: The Case of Arda Wiraz and Medieval Visionary Midrashim, University of Latvia, Riga, 2011.

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Zahra Kamalkhani, Women’s Islam. Religious practice among Women in Today’s Iran, University of Bergen, 1996.

Kjetil Selvik, Théocratie et capitalisme. Les entrepreneurs industriels de la République islamique d’Iran, University of Oslo & Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, 2004.

Farindokht Zahedi, Henrik Ibsen and Iranian Modern Drama: Reception and Influence, University of Oslo: Oslo University Press, 2006.

Yadullah Shahibzadeh, From Totalism to Perspectivism. An Intellectual History of Iranian Islamism from Shariati to the Advent of Khatami, University of Oslo: Acta Humaniora, 2008.

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Stig Wikander, Der arische männerbund: Studien zur indo-iranischen Sprach- und Religionsgeschichte, Lund: Håkan Ohlssons Buchdruckerei, 1938.

Sven S. Hartman, Gayōmart: étude sur le syncrétisme dans l’ancien Iran, Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1953.

Carl Nylander, Ionians in Pasargadae: Studies in Old Persian Architecture, Uppsala University, 1970.

C.-J. Charpentier, Bazaar-e Tashqurghan: Ethnographical Studies in an Afghan Traditional Bazaar, Uppsala University: Studia Ethnographica Upsaliensia, 1972.

Bo Utas, Tariq ut-tahqiq. A Sufi Mathnavi ascribed to Hakim Sana’i of Ghazna and probably composed by Ahmad b. al-Hasan b. Muhammad an-Naxcavani. A critical edition, with a history of the text and a commentary, Lund: Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series, 13, 1973.

Hossein Golabian, An Analysis of the Underdeveloped Rural and Nomadic Areas of Iran: A Theoretical Approach to the Problems of Social and Economic Development of Rural and Nomadic Communities in Iran, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1977.

Karin Ådahl, A Khamsa of Nizami of 1439: Origin of the Miniatures – A Presentation and Analysis, Uppsala University: Figura, 1981.

Behrad Najafi, Film in Iran 1900-1979: A Political and Cultural Analysis, Stockholm University: Department of Theatre and Cinema Arts, 1986.

Abdolrahim Gavahi, The Islamic Revolution of Iran: Conceptual Aspects and Religious Dimensions, Uppsala University, 1987.

Hamid Roshangar, New Industrial Towns of Iran: Development Problems and Outline of a Vitalization Program, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 1987.

Mohammad Javad Amid, Land Reform and Rural Poverty in Iran: 1962-1978, Uppsala University, 1988.

Carina Jahani, Standardization and Orthography in the Balochi Language, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 1, 1989.

Javad Ajabi Naini, Stad kontra landsbygd: drivkrafter bakom bebyggelsestrukturens förändring i Iran 1900-1979, Chalmers University of Technology, 1991.

Haideh Ghomi, The Fragrance of the Rose: The Transmission of Religion, Culture, and Tradition through the Translation of Persian Poetry, University of Gothenburg: Skrifter, 1993.

Mohammad Fazlhashemi, Förändring och kontinuitet: al-Ghazālis politiska omsvängning, Umeå University: Umeå Studies in the Humanities, 121, 1994.

Lennart Olsson, De avestiska gatha’erna: inledande studie, Lund University: Lund studies in African and Asian Religions, 1994.

Hans Löden, Konflikt och konsensus i svensk utrikespolitik: fallet Afghanistan, University of Gothenburg: Arbetsrapporter, 1994.

Ulla Olsson, Vem är hjälte?: iranska traditioner i tidiga furstespeglar och Jalāl al-Din Rumis Masnavi, University of Gothenburg: Skrifter utgivna vid Institutionen för religionsvetenskap, 1995.

Fereshteh Ahmadi & Nader Ahmadi, Iranian Islam and the Concept of the Individual: On the Non-Development of the Concept of the Individual in the Ways of Thinking of Iranians, Uppsala University, 1995.

Cajsa Sandgren, Färg och perspektiv i persiskt bokmåleri: en studie av tre handskrifter, Uppsala University, 1996.

Masoud Kamali, The Modern Revolutions of Iran: Clergy, Bazaris and State in the Modernization Process, Uppsala University, 1997.

Hassan Hosseini-Khaladjahi, Iranians in Sweden: Economic, Cultural and Social Integration, Stockholm University: Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis, 1997.

Nosratollah Nafar, Efficiency and Productivity in Iranian Manufacturing Industries, University of Gothenburg: Ekonomiska studier, 1997.

Judith Josephson, The Pahlavi Translation Technique as illustrated by Hom Yast, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 2, 1997.

Alimorad Sharifi, The Electricity Supply Industry in Iran: Organization, Performance and Future Development, University of Gothenburg: Ekonomiska studier, 1998.

Fereshteh Zangenehpour, Sufism and the Quest for Spiritual Fulfilment in D. H. Lawrence’s “The Rainbow”, University of Gothenburg, 1999.

Jafar Hasanpoor, A Study of European, Persian and Arabic Loans in Standard Sorani, Uppsala University: Reports on Asian and African Studies, 1999.

Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani, Systematics and Biogeography of Iranian Plateau Agamids (Reptilia: Agamidae), University of Gothenburg, 1999.

Shokoufeh Taghi, The Two Wings of Wisdom, Mysticism and Philosophy in the Risālat ut-tair of Ibn Sinā, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 4, 2000.

Gunilla Jansson, Cross-Cultural Writing Strategies: A Study of Cohesion, Coherence and Argumentative Patterns in Essays written in Swedish by Iranian Students, Uppsala University: Skrifter utgivna av Institutionen för nordiska språk, 2000.

Khaled Hessami, Tectonic History and Present-Day Deformation in the Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt, Uppsala University: Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology, 2002.

Ashk Dahlén, Deciphering the Meaning of Revealed Law: The Surushian Paradigm in Shi‛i Epistemology, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 5, 2001. (Islamic Law, Epistemology and Modernity: Legal Philosophy in Contemporary Iran, New York: Routledge, 2003.)

Faramarz Helali, Ergonomics Intervention Programme Technique (EIPT) in IDC: Case Studies in Iranian Industries, Luleå University of Technology, 2003.

Shidrokh Namei, The Bilingual Lexicon from a Developmental Perspective: A Word Association Study of Persian-Swedish Bilinguals, Stockholm University: Dissertations in bilingualism, 2002.

Mehdi Ghazinour, Trauma and Resiliency: A Study of Refugees from Iran Resettled in Sweden, Umeå University: Umeå University Medical Dissertations, 2003.

Abbas Bahroudi, The Effect of Mechanical Characteristics of Basal Decollement and Basement Structures on Deformation of the Zagros Basin, Uppsala University: Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology, 2003.

Shahram Khosravi, The Third Generation: The Islamic Order of Things and Cultural Defiance among the Young of Tehran, Stockholm University, 2003. (Young and Defiant in Tehran, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008)

David Thurfjell, Living Shiism: Instances of Ritualisation among Islamist Men in Contemporary Iran, Uppsala University, 2003. (Leiden & New York: Brill, 2006)

Hashem Ahmadzadeh, Nation and Novel: A Study of Persian and Kurdish Narrative Discourse, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 6, 2003.

Mehrdad Darvishpour, Invandrarkvinnor som bryter mönstret: hur maktförskjutningen inom iranska familjer i Sverige påverkar relationen, Stockholm University: Stockholm Studies in Sociology 17, 2003.

Forogh Hashabeiky, Persian Orthography: Modification or Changeover? (1850-2000), Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 7, 2005.

Mehrdad Fallahzadeh, Persian Writing on Music: A Study of Persian Musical Literature from 1000 to 1500 AD., Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 8, 2005.

Helena Bani-Shoraka, Language Choice and Code-Switching in the Azerbaijani Community in Tehran: A Conversation Analytic Approach to Bilingual Practices, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 9, 2005.

Firouzeh Ghanatabadi, Internationalization of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Iran, Luleå University of Technology, 2005.

Serge Axenov, The Balochi Language of Turkmenistan. A Corpus-based Grammatical Description, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 10, 2006.

Soleiman Mohammadi Limaei, Economically Optimal Values and Decisions in Iranian Forest Management, Umeå University: Acta Universitatis agriculturae Sueciae, 2006.

Pia Karlsson & Amir Mansory, An Afghan Dilemma: Education, Gender and Globalisation in an Islamic Context, Stockholm University: Studies in International and Comparative Education, 2007.

Hanna Wikström, (O)möjliga positioner. Familjer från Iran & postkoloniala reflektioner, University of Gothenburg, 2007.

Fataneh Farahani, Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality: Identity Formation among Iranian-Swedish Women, Stockholm University: Stockholm Studies in Ethnology, 2, 2007.

Reza Arjmand, Inscription on Stone: Islam, State and Education in Iran and Turkey, Stockholm University: Studies in Comparative and International Education, 2008.

Habib Emami, Epidemiological Studies on Mental Health in Tehran, Iran, Umeå University: Umeå University Medical Dissertations, 2008.

Dariush Kargar, Ardāy-Vīrāf Nāma:Iranian Conceptions of the Other World, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 14, 2009.

Anna C. Spånning, Towards Institutional Stabilization and Development? A Study of Inter-organizational Cooperation in the Tajik Cotton Industry, Karlstad University: Karlstad University Studies, 2009.

Rouzbeh Parsi, In Search of Caravans Lost. Iranian Intellectuals and Nationalist Discourse in the Inter-War Years, Lund University,  2009.

Sedigheh Iranmanesh, Caring for Dying and Meeting Death: The Views of Iranian and Swedish Nurses and Student Nurses, Luleå University of Technology, 2009.

Alireza Kazemi, Computerized Provider Order Entry and Patient Safety: Experiences from an Iranian Teaching Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2009.

Davoud Khorasani Zavareh, Toward Safety Promotion among Road Users: Epidemiology and Prevention of Road Traffic Injury in Iran, Karolinska Institutet, 2009.

Behrooz Hamzeh, Intimate Partner Violence against Women: Foundation for Prevention and for an Educational Programme for New Couples in an Iranian City, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, 2009.

Alireza Salehi, Livelihood Dependency and Management on Semiarid Oak Forests: The Case of Southern Zagros, Iran, Umeå University: Acta Universitatis agriculturae Sueciae, 2009.

Naser Mofidi, Studies on Mental Health in Kurdistan, Iran, Umeå University: Umeå University Medical Dissertations, 2009.

Behrooz Barjasteh Delforooz, Discourse Features in Balochi of Sistan: Oral Narratives, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 15, 2010.

Mohammad Sarraf, Vestiges of Urban Spirit: Isfahan’s Urban Fabric through Socio-spatial Transformations, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 2010.

Davoud Masoumi, Quality in E-learning in a Cultural Context: The Case of Iran, University of Gothenburg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2010.

Jenny Wickford, Physiotherapists in Afghanistan: Exploring, Encouraging & Experiencing Professional Development in the Afghan Development Context, University of Gothenburg, 2010.

Anders Widmark, Voices at the Borders, Prose on the Margins: Exploring the Contemporary Pashto Short Story in a Context of War and Crisis, Uppsala University: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, 17, 2011.