SOAS University of London

Department of Religions & Philosophies, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Dr Yousef Moradi

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Department of Religions and Philosophies, School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Experienced Researcher

Name:
Dr Yousef Moradi
Email address:
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
338

Biography

Yousef Moradi in collaboration with Professor Almut Hintze are working on the Seals and Sealing Practices Project founded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (IF). 

In 2016, he obtained his PhD in the Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.  He takes interest in the Archaeology of the Near and Middle East and Central Asia in Sasanian and early Islamic periods, in Zoroastrian studies, sigillography, and urban and landscape archaeology. Moradi has conducted several seasons of fieldworks on a number of Parthian and Sasanian archaeological sites in Iran including Takht-e Solayman, Qasr-e Shirin, Jundi Shapour, Bisotun, Mil-e Milagah, and Sarab-e Murt. He has recently edited a book entitled AfarinName: A festschrift on the archaeology of Iran in honor of Mehdi Rahbar.

MAJOR COLLABORATIONS 
  • 2006–2018 Director of the archaeological expedition at Qasr-e Shrin (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Kermanshah Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization)
  • 2017 Director of the archaeological expedition at Jundi Shapur (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Khuzestan Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization)
  • 2009 Director of the archaeological expedition at Mil-e Milagah (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Kermanshah Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization)
  • 2007–2008 Director of the archaeological expedition at Sarab-e Murt (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Kermanshah Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization)
  • 2002–2008 Director of the archaeological expedition at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Takht-e Solayman (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Western Azerbaijan Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization)
  • 2001–2002 Director of the archaeological expedition at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bisotun (Collaborative project between Iranian Center for Archaeological Research (ICAR) and Bisotun World Heritage Base)

Teaching

Publications

Articles

Moradi, Yousef and Hintze, Almut (2020) 'A new sealing of Pērōz from Tak̠t-e Solaymān and its historical context'. Res Orientales, (XXVIII), pp 111-134.

Moradi, Yousef (2020) 'The Sasanian Fire Temple of Gach Dawar in Western Iran: New Evidence'. IRAN. The Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, (58), pp 27-40.

Moradi, Yousef (2019) 'Epigraphical and Iconographical Analysis of a Parthian Bas-relief from Javanroud, Western Iran with a Note on the Inscriptions by Seiro Haruta'. Parthica, (21), pp 153-158.

Moradi, Yousef (2019) 'A Sasanian Figured Relief Plaque from Taq-e Bostan'. Parthica, (21), pp 179-188.

Moradi, Yousef (2016) 'On the Sasanian Fire Temples: New Evidence from the Čahār-Tāq of Mil-e-Milagah'. Parthica, (18), pp 73-95.

Moradi, Yousef (2011) 'A Collection of Sasanian Clay Sealings Preserved in the Takiya-e Moaven al-Molk of Kermanshah'. Mesopotamia, (14), pp 209-235.

Edited Books or Journals

Moradi, Yousef, (ed.), (2019) AfarinNameh: Essays on the Archaeology of Iran in Honour of Mehdi Rahbar = آفرین‌نامه: مقاله‌های باستان‌شناسی در نکوداشت استاد مهدی رهبر. Tehran: Iran’s Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism.

 

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