My primary research interest concerns the process of literary production under authoritarian states. I have completed my doctoral project on the dialectic of literature and power with a specific focus on post-revolutionary Iran. My current project addresses the same question throughout the history of Persian literature. | SOAS University of London" />

SOAS University of London

Centre for Iranian Studies

Dr Fatemeh Shams Esmaeili

BA (Tehran); MA (AKU-ISMC); DPhil (Oxon)