Amirbahram Arabahmadi

Amirbahram Arabahmadi (PhD, Tehran) is an Associate Professor at the University of Tehran. He has served as cultural attaché of Iran in Tanzania and Zimbabwe for more than six years and has written 18 books and several scholarly papers on Africa. He was a fellow researcher in IIAS (International Institute for Asian Studies) at Leiden University from 2019-2020 based on a scholarship. His areas of specialisation include African culture and social development, African history, African diasporas, Asia-Africa civilisation and cultural interactions.


Recent publications:

A Study of Female Genital Mutilation of African-Descent Iranians in Qeshm Island. African Health Sciences,2022;22(1):69-79.

Combating female genital mutilation in Northeast (Horn) Africa and its challenges.African Health Sciences, 2020 Dec; 20(4):1955-1967.

Cinema and Filmmaking in Africa Sub-Sahara (Tehran: Negarestan Andishe Publications, 2019).

A Comparative Study of Historical Cultural Exchange between Iran and Ethiopia, Tehran. In: World Sociopolitical Studies, 2(3), 549-572. 

Tracing Baluchi Identity in Zanzibar, in "Africa and Its Diasporas: Rethinking Struggles for Recognition and Empowerment". Edited by Behnaz A. Mirzai and Bonny Ibhawoh (London: Africa World Press, 2018).