Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies

Photographer: Bram Belloni

Mr P. (Peyman) Jafari MA

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Room number: E6.05
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam
    T: 0205259110
    T: 0624782865


  • Jafari, P. (2015). Introduction. In P. Jafari, H. E. Chehabi, & M. Jefroudi (Eds.), Iran in the Middle East: Transnational Encounters and Social History (pp. 1-10). London: I.B. Tauris.
  • Jafari, P., Chehabi, H. E. C., & Jefroudi, M. (Eds.) (2015). Iran in the Middle East: Transnational Encounters and Social History. London: I.B. Tauris.
  • Jafari, P. (2015). Introduction: Against All Odds – Labour Activism In the Middle East and North Africa. Workers of the World - International Journal on Strikes and Social Conflicts , 1(7), 6-13.


  • Jafari, P. (2013). Reasons to revolt: Iranian oil workers in the 1970s. International Labor and Working Class History, 84, 195-217. DOI: 10.1017/S0147547913000331  [details] 
  • Jafari, P. (2013). The Ambiguous Role of Entrepreneurs in Iran. In P. Aarts, & F. Cavatorta (Eds.), Civil society in Syria and Iran: activism in authoritarian contexts. (pp. 93-118). Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner Publishers. [details] 


  • Jafari, P. (2010). Social and economic developments in Europe and the Middle East: case study: Iran, 1953-2000. In History of Europe and the Middle East: course companion. (pp. 403-432). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 


  • Jafari, P. (2009). Het andere Iran: van revolutie tot vandaag. Amsterdam: Ambo/Anthos. [details] 
  • Jafari, P. (2009). Rupture and revolt in Iran. International Socialism, (124), 95-163. [details] 


  • Jafari, P. (2013). [Review of: C. Barker, L. Cox (2013) Marxism and social movements]. Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 10(4), 121-122. [details] 
  • Jafari, P. (2013). [Review of: S. Fadaee (2012) Social movements in Iran: environmentalism and civil society]. International Review of Social History, 58(3), 544-547. DOI: 10.1017/S002085901300062X  [details] 


  • Jafari, P. (2011). Iranian entrepreneurs: agents of democratization?. Paper presented at State, Society and Economy in the Modern Middle East, .

Scientific position

  • Jafari, Peyman (2016): Board member, Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, PC Hoofthuis Spuistraat 134 1012VB Amsterdam Netherlands.
  • Jafari, Peyman (2014-2016): Board member, Association of Iranian Studies.

Media appearance

  • Jafari, Peyman (05-01-2018): Podcast: Historicus Peyman Jafari weet wat de demonstranten in Iran écht nodig hebben [Web] De Correspondent. Podcast: Historicus Peyman Jafari weet wat de demonstranten in Iran écht nodig hebben.
  • Jafari, Peyman (02-01-2018): De protesten in Iran [Television] Nieuwsuur/NOS. De protesten in Iran.
  • Jafari, Peyman (02-01-2018): Dreigt het tumult in Iran te escaleren? [Television] Terzake TV. Dreigt het tumult in Iran te escaleren?.
  • Jafari, Peyman (07-06-2017): Iran-deskundige: ‘Aanslag Teheran past niet in beeld IS [Print] De Volkskrant. Terrorist attacks in Tehran (June 2017).
  • Jafari, Peyman (09-04-2017): Syrie: Hubert Smeets en Peyman Jafari [Television] Buitenhof TV. Syria, Russia and Iran.
  • Jafari, Peyman (08-01-2017): Dood Rafsanjani grote klap voor gematigde Iraniërs [Web] NOS. Death of Ali AKbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
  • Jafari, Peyman (12-08-2016): Complot or Not? Illuminatie - Coup Iran [Television] EenVandaag. The 1953 coup détat in Iran and contemporary conspiracy theories.
  • Jafari, Peyman (11-05-2016): Iran After the Elections [Print] Jacobin. Parliamentary and city council electins in Iran.
  • Jafari, Peyman (18-01-2016): Zaken doen met Iran is zaken doen met gevorderden [Television] Nieuwsuur. Economic conditions in Iran after the Nuclear Deal.
  • Jafari, Peyman (04-01-2016): Midden-Oosten deskundige veroordeelt 47 executies Saoedi-Arabie [Television]. Saoudi Arabia, Iran and Dutch foreign politics.
  • Jafari, Peyman (01-06-2015): Machtsstrijd Midden-Oosten: Deel II, Iran [Television]. Geopolitical conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
  • Jafari, Peyman (17-03-2015): Ayatollahs zijn teleurgesteld als Netanyahu verliest [Web] De Volkskrant. Israel, Iran and the Middle East.
  • Jafari, Peyman (09-01-2010): “Iraniërs beseffen dat ze zelf de straat op moeten om hun land te veranderen [Print] Mondiaal Nieuws. Domestic social and political developments in Iran.
  • Jafari, Peyman (27-06-2009): In het land van de ayatollahs [Print] De Volkskrant. Interview about book publication.

Journal editor

  • Jafari, Peyman (editor) (2015): Workers of the World - International Journal on Strikes and Social Conflicts (Journal).
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