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Asghar Seyed Gohrab

Main position
Universitair hoofddocent UL
Language and literature studies of other language groups
Persian literature and Islamic mysticism
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Universiteit Leiden
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, C.I.F./NIHO/Hebreeuws - kamer 108a
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
2311 BZ   Leiden
tel.   071 527 2287
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Asghar Seyed-Gohrab (born 1968) has carried out impressive scholarly work in the field of Persian literature.

He has also endeavoured to foster interest in all possible aspects of Iranian and Persian culture. His main field is Persian poetry, which he also translates. Seyed-Gohrab recently received a 'VIDI' grant to study the use of classical Persian poetry as a political instrument in modern Iran. His research analyses the role of poetry in justification of violence, the combatant cult of martyrdom as an icon of national identity, and the mystic poetry of Ayatollah Khomeini.

Seyed Gohrab, Dr. A.A. (Asghar)
  • Literature and Politics, Islamic Mysticism, Shiism, Classical Persian and Modern literature, Folk literature, History,Iconography and Persian Miniature Painting, Science of Literature


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