SOAS University of London

Department of Religions and Philosophies

Sarah Stewart

BA (ANU); PGCE, MA, PhD (London)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Sarah Stewart
Department of Religions and Philosophies

Lecturer in Zoroastrianism

SOAS South Asia Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS South Asia Institute

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Iranian Studies

Member

The Everlasting Flame Project

Curator

Name:
Dr Sarah Stewart
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4270
Fax:
+44 (0)20 7898 4699
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
331
On Sabbatical:
2015/16

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Alexandra Buhler, The role played by Zoroastrians during the Iranian Constitutional Revolution, 1905-1911.
  • Alexandra Magub, Political and Religious Ideologies on Parthian Coins from the 2nd and 1st Centuries BC
  • Elizabeth Munro, Seeking Saracens: Exploring the representation of Muslims and Islamic religious practice in the English Charlemagne Romance Cycle and the Petronius Redivivus.
  • Fatima Rajina, The ethno-religious identity of British Bangladeshi Muslims
  • Kavita Maya, The Politics of British Goddess Spirituality: a feminist and critical race analysis (Working Title)
  • Nazneen Engineer, Intermarriage and Conversion in Zoroastrianism.
  • Neda Mohtashami, Text-Critical Edition of the Pahlavi Version of the Yasna (Chapters 0-2)

Expertise

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Available for
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
  • South Asia
Country Expertise
  • India
  • Iran
Languages

Publications

Edited Books or Journal Volumes

Herzig, Edmund and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2015) The Age of the Seljuqs (The Idea of Iran Vol. 6). London: I.B. Tauris. (Soudavar Memorial Foundation Series)

Stewart, Sarah and Punthakey Mistree, Firoza and Sims-Williams, Ursula and Hintze, Almut and Godjrej, Pheroza, eds. (2013) The Everlasting Flame, Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination. London: I.B. Tauris.

Herzig, Edmund and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2012) Early Islamic Iran. London: I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran Vol. 5)

Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2009) The Rise of Islam. London: I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran, Vol. 4)

Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2008) The Sasanian Era. London: I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran)

Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2007) The Age of the Parthians. I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran)

Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta and Stewart, Sarah, eds. (2005) The Birth of the Persian Empire. London: I.B. Tauris. (The Idea of Iran)

Book Chapters

Stewart, Sarah (2016) 'Ideas of Self-Definition Among Zoroastrians of Post-Revolutionary Iran.' In: Williams, Alan and Stewart, Sarah and Hintze, Almut, (eds.), The Zoroastrian Flame: Exploring Religion, History and Tradition. London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 353-370.

Stewart, Sarah (2013) 'Zoroastrian funerary practices and eschatological ideas.' In: Stewart, Sarah and Punthakey Mistree, Firoza and Sims-Williams, Ursula and Hintze, Almut and Godjrej, Pheroza, (eds.), The Everlasting Flame, Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination. London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 34-41.

Stewart, Sarah (2007) 'Parsi Prayer and Devotional Song in the Indian Diaspora.' In: Hinnells, J. R. and Williams, A., (eds.), Parsis in India and the Diaspora. Taylor and Francis, pp. 59-77.

Stewart, Sarah (2004) 'The Atas nu git: A Parsi Lay Ritual.' In: Stausberg, M., (ed.), Zoroastrian Rituals in Context. Brill, pp. 443-60.

Stewart, Sarah and Munshi, N. (2002) 'Observances of the Faithful.' In: Godrej, P. J. and Mistree, F. P., (eds.), A Zoroastrian Tapestry: Art, Religion & Culture. Mapin & Grantha, pp. 385-97.

Journal Articles

Stewart, Sarah (2012) 'The Politics of Zoroastrian Philanthropy and the Case of Qasr-e Firuzeh.' Iranian Studies, 45 (1). pp. 59-80.

Stewart, Sarah (2007) 'Worship According to the Yasts.' IRAN. The Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies., 45 (2007). pp. 137-51.

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