Saeid Kordmafi recognised by British Academy

1 April 2022

We offer huge congratulations to SOAS Lecturer in Music Dr Saeid Kordmafi , who has been recognised by the British Academy as a Global Talent with Exceptional Promise.

Saeid, who specialises in music of the Islamic Middle East and Central Asia and Persian art music, has been recognised for his potential for academic leadership within a UK higher education institution alongside his research, teaching, and curriculum development roles. He is currently working on his first book on rhythmic organisation in the classical music of the Arab Mashriq.