SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Nima Mina

MA(Marburg), MMus (Montreal), Doctorat ès Lettres (Montreal)
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Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East

Senior Lecturer in Persian and Iranian Studies

Centre for Iranian Studies


Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Centre Member

Centre for Media Studies

Associate Member, Centre for Media and Film Studies

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS)


Dr Nima Mina
Email address:
020 7898 4315
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Office Hours:
Tuesdays 13:00-15:00 / Weds 11:00-13:00


Contemporary Iranian Studies


Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Amin Hashemi, Discourses in Popular Music of Post-Revolution
  • Firuz Akhtar Mohamad Bohari, The Notions of Captivity in Arab, Malay and Persian Travel Writing from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century


Iranian current affairs. Exile literature by multilingual Iranian writers, translation studies, crosscultural reception of literature, theory and practice of literary text analysis


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Available for
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
  • TV
Regional Expertise
  • Central Asia
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Tajikistan
  • French
  • German


Authored Books

Mina, Nima (2007) Anmerkungen zu Josef von Hammer-Purgstalls Hafis-Uebersetzungen. [Annotations to Josef von Hammer-Purgstall's Translations of Hafis]. Graz: Grazer Morgenlaendische Studien.

Mina, Nima (2007) Esmail Khois Rueckkehr nach Borgio Verezzi. [Esmail Khois' Return to Borgio Verezzi]. Marburg: Most-Verlag.

Mina, Nima (1995) Scharnusch Parsipur: Tuba. Unionsverlag (Zürich).

Book Chapters

Mina, Nima (2006) 'Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall's Historiography of Persian Literature and its Aftermath.' In: Goerner, R. and Mina, N., (eds.), Wenn die Rosenhimmel tanzen. Orientalische Motivik in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts. Iudicium, pp. 39-51.

Mina, Nima (1995) 'Lyrikanalyse und Übersetzungsvergleich. Methodik und Anwendung.' In: H, eds, (ed.), Didaktik des Fremdverstehens. Gunter Narr Verlag (Tübingen), pp. 195-228.


Mina, Nima (1999) 'Said: Un Portrait.' Tangence, 59. pp. 113-120.

Mina, Nima (1996) 'Der moderne mystische Dichter Sohrab Sepehri-ein Portrait mit Anmerkungen zum Problem der Übersetzung seiner Lyrik.' Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik, vol. 2. pp. 28-82.

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