Esmaeil Sangari

Assistant Professor
History & Iranology
University of Isfahan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography

Esmaeil Sangari is an Iranian historian and Assistant Professor at University of Isfahan. He was born in Nowshahr (Mazandaran, Iran). He obtained his Ph.D at the Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée (MOM) in Ancient History, Languages and Civilizations from University of Lyon2 Lumière in France in 2013. After coming back to Iran, he started teaching at University of Isfahan. His research interests include history of empires from 1st millennium BC to fall of Sasanian Empire in 7th century, classical texts and classical historians of Ancient Greece and Rome focusing on Achaemenid Empire(550-330 BC); Iconography of Persian Empire; History of Art; Historiography and Historical Perspective in Ancient Greece and Persia; Relations between Achaemenid Empire and Ancient Greece; Women in Sasanian Empire; Iconography of Sasanian Empire; History of religions in Ancient Iran. He is author and translator of two books of Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Clio/Euterpe) and five books of Diodorus of Siculus (II, XI, XIV, XV, XVII). Several articles has been published by him in Iranian and international journals in order to clarify the aspects of history of Iran and other ancient world. He is editor of several publications in Persian language: Archéologie de l’Empire Achéménide (nouvelle recherche); Zoroaster in History; Sasanian Empire; An Introduction to Ancient Iranian Religion; Mythological Encyclopaedia of Animals and related Terms. He is  chief editor of history of ancient world at the Bongāh-e Tarjomeh & Nashr-e Kētāb-e Pārsēh in Tehran. He is also responsible for International Scientific Cooperation Office at faculty of Literature and Humanities from 2015 to present.

Academic Positions

  • Present2013

    Assistant Professor

    University of Isfahan, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Department of History and Iranology

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2013

    PhD in History, Languages and Civilizations of Ancient World

    University of Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France

  • M.A. 2001

    Master of Arts in Ancient History of Iran

    University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

  • B.A. 1998

    Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature

    University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2016
    Honorable Mention for participation in judgment of papers in trilateral conference of Universities of Isfahan, Strasbourg and Freiburg
    Honorable Mention for participation in judgment of papers in trilateral conference of Universities of Isfahan, Strasbourg and Freiburg, May 2016.
  • 2014-2015
    Privileged Professor at University of Isfahan, University of Isfahan, 2014-15
    Privileged Professor at University of Isfahan, University of Isfahan, 2014-15
  • 2015
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with ancient manuscripts and documents department in University of Isfahan, 2015
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with ancient manuscripts and documents department in University of Isfahan, 2015
  • 2015
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with national seminar of “Woman in local history of Iran (South of Iran), held by National library and documentation center of Iran, 2015
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with national seminar of “Woman in local history of Iran (South of Iran), held by National library and documentation center of Iran, 2015
  • 2015
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with ancient manuscripts and documents department in University of Isfahan,
    Honorable Mention for cooperation with ancient manuscripts and documents department in University of Isfahan,
  • 2013
    University of Lumière Lyon 2, PhD in History, Languages and Civilizations of Ancient World

    Thesis: LES FEMMES À L’ÉPOQUE SASSANIDE (DONNÉES ICONOGRAPHIQUES ET SOURCES TEXTUELLES EN
    IRAN DU IIIème AU VIIème SIÈCLE APR. J.-C.), Volume I: Textes, Illustrations, Volume II: Corpus documentaire. Thèse de.
    doctorat en langues, histoire et civilisations des mondes anciens sous la direction de prof.
    Rémy Boucharlat, présentée et soutenue publiquement le 3 septembre 2013.
    Membres du Jury:
    Philippe ABRAHAMI, Maître de conférences HDR, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon.
    Jaleh AMOUZGAR, Professeur émérite, Université de Téhéran, Téhéran.
    Rémy BOUCHARLAT, Directeur de recherche C.N.R.S., Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon.
    Rika GYSELEN, Directeur de recherche émérite C.N.R.S., Paris.
    Philip HUYSE, Directeur d’études EPHE, Paris.

  • 2009
    Honorable Mention for cooperation in holding international conference about Persian Gulf, Iranology foundation
    Honorable Mention for cooperation in holding international conference about Persian Gulf, Iranology foundation
  • 2001
    University of Tehran, Tehran,Master of Arts in Ancient History of Iran
    Honors:
    § Full scholarship from government of Islamic Republic of Iran
    § Ranked 2nd among History students
    Thesis: “Political and Social history of Iran in Artaxerxes II Achaemenid (405-359 B.C.)”, supervisor: prof. Alaeddin Azari
    Damirchi, Advisor: prof. Shirin Bayani.
  • 1998
    University of Tabriz, Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature
    Honors:
    Full scholarship from government of Islamic Republic of Iran.