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Research Journal of Iran Local Histories is an open access and peer-reviewed Semiannual journal dedicated to the advancement of Iran Local Histories. Papers are subject to a double-blind peer review process to ensure the quality of their underlying research methodology and argument. The submitted papers will be published after review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by Payame Noor University. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on authors guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website. The journal provides article download statistics.

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Research Journal of Iran Local Histories is a fully access journal which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Research Journal of Iran Local Histories is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0). In this journal and Under open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly. The authors are the copyright holder in this journal and retain the copyright and full publishing rights without restrictions.

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Bibliographic Information

  • Title:Research Journal of Iran Local Histories
  • ISSN (Print): 2345-2390
  • ISSN (Print):  2538-5321
  • Coverage:
    • Introduction, Critique and Analytical Review of Iranian Local History Sources
    • Introducing, reviewing and analyzing documents related to Iranian local history
    • Identification and revival of manuscripts related to local history of Iran;
    • Explaining the Importance of Local Historiography and the Necessity of Recognizing Local History for Optimal Understanding of Iranian History
    • Understanding the culture and civilization of different Iranian ethnic groups historically
    • Introducing Iranian Local Governments
    • The Role of Local Governments and Local Families in Iranian Historical Developments
    • The Role of Local Families in the Development of Iranian Culture and Civilization
    • Identifying influential local personalities in political history ranian Cultural and Civilization
    • Social and cultural art history of different regions of Iran
  • Language: Persian; including English abstracts and bibliographies
  • Start Year: 2012
  • Frequency: Semiannual
  • Place of Publication: Iran
  • PublisherPayame Noor University
  • Status: Active
  • Refereed: Yes
  • Type of Access: Open Access (OA)
  • Type of License:  Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)
  • Plagiarism Detection Software:  Hamyab
  • Type of Publication: Online submission, Free 
  • Full text access: Open Access
  • Revenue Sources: Institutional support, Donation
  • Type of Material: Serial (Periodical)
pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
The Consequences of the Occupation of Qazvin by the Allies in World War II

Mohammad Bakhtiari

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 1-12

  Abstract Qazvin is one of the cities that were occupied by the allies in both world wars. During the Second World War, the forces of all three countries, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States, were present in this city, and Qazvin was used as one of the command centers of the Soviet ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Reflecting the status of Indian pilgrims to the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) during the Qajar era in the Astan Quds Razavi documents

Jamshid Noroozi; Narges khazaei; zahra fatemi moghadam

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 13-32

  A B S T R A C TThe cultural and religious relations of some Iranian cities and regions with the Muslims and Shiites of  neighboring countries such as Indian subcontinent are among the important issues related to the local history of Iran. Due to the influence of Iranian cultural in India and the ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
The impact of Qom on Islamic civilization from the second century to the end of the fourth century Hijri

mohammad zahdi; Mohammad Hossein daneskia

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 33-46

  Investigating the influential factors in Islamic civilization is important. The people of different cities, including Qom, as one of the important Shiite religious cities, have been influential in the flourishing of Islamic civilization. This research using the descriptive-analytical method based on ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Investigating the Zoroastrian associations’ role on Yazd Zoroastrians’ cultural and social life during the Qajar period

badrosadat alizademoghadam; Morteza Nikravesh; ahmad bazmandegan khamiri; sasan Tahmasbi

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 47-58

  With the increasing communication between Indian Persians and Iranian Zoroastrians during the Naseri period, Indian Persians sent representatives and established associations among Iranian Zoroastrians, especially Yazd Zoroastrians, with the aim of improving their fellow believers’ status and religious ...  Read More

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Studying Ismaili Imams’ coexistence and homogeneity and its reasons after the fall of Alamut in Kerman

Maryam Khosroabadi; Milad Ajami

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 59-70

  The most important feature of the Ismaili movement was its longevity. This movement started in the middle of the second century of Hijri and continued until the fall of the Ismaili castles by the Mongols (7th century of Hijri). During all this time, "being an Ismaili" meant a challenge to the Islamic ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Investigating the state of Astarabad province and the reasons for the inability of its rulers to deal with Russian infiltrate and domination in the Qajar period

Mina Moeini; Ali Akbar Jafari; Morteza Dehqannejad

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 71-84

  Russia's attempts to infiltrate in Northern provinces of Iran became more serious during the Qajar period, and finally became more noticeable and evident after concluding the treaties of Golestan and Turkamanchai. The Russians paid special attention to Astarabad because of its unique commercial and geographical ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Analyzing the situation of merchants and trade on the shores of the Persian Gulf on the eve of the constitutional revolution

ahmad bazmandegan khamiri

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 85-96

  The name of the Persian Gulf has always been associated with trade and as one of the important waterways, it played a vital role in the exchange of goods between East and West, which was mentioned in the sources of the past. On the eve of the constitutional revolution and with the expansion of newspapers, ...  Read More

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Analyzing teachers and students’ cultural and political action in the process of Islamic revolution victory in Gilan

Yaser Karimi gilaye; hojjat fallah tootkar; Bagher Ali Adelfar; mohsen bahram nezhad

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 97-110

  Teachers and students were one of the most important social forces emerging from the new educational structure in the country, who took a critical stance towards the unbalanced Pahlavi government’s political and social functions. The teachers and students of Guilan province, like their counterparts ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Criticism and pathology of Lorestan historiography in the second Pahlavi era (1357-1320)

mojtaba soltani ahmadi; Iraj Soori; mostafa gohari fakhrabad

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 111-124

  In the field of historiography of Lorestan in the second Pahlavi era, no research has been done to determine the subject areas and methodology. The purpose of this research is to study and analyze the remaining works about the history of Lorestan during the Pahlavi period (1357-1320) and to criticize ...  Read More

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Identifying the historical process of the formation of the resources of the religious forces mobilization in Saveh city in the process of the Islamic Revolution

hadi bayati; hamidreza moniri

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 125-136

  The most important goal of this qualitative-descriptive research is the historical investigation of the formation of the resources of the religious forces mobilization in Saveh in the process of the Islamic revolution from 1963-1978. The data collection method is the documents related to the revolution ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Stability factors of Kerman Seljuk Sultanate

mehrdad ronaghi; javad sakha; masood mohammadi

Volume 12, Autumn & Winter (2023-2024) 12(1) , May 2024, Pages 137-148

  The Kerman Seljuk Sultanate or Al-Qaward (432-583 AH), one of the most important local governments in Seljuk history, was formed by Qaward in Kerman and controlled Kerman to the coast of Oman for one hundred and fifty years. It was the source of changes in the economy and land and sea trade; so that ...  Read More

The Indo-European, Old Iranian Fire and its Association with the Lurish Fire

Behzar Moeini Sam; Jafar Jafari; Sara Mohammadi Ovandi

Volume 8, Issue 15 , March 2020, , Pages 229-244

  The origin of the new  Iranian tribes originates in the common proto-Indo-European and Aryan era, who lived on a region known as the Pontic-Caspian and Kazakhastan (the Andronovo culture belongs to the Indo-Iranian tribes), and we can find out to their common heritage in spite of their separation ...  Read More

Kurdish Relations with the Safavid and Ottoman Governments from Shah Ismail I to the End of the Reign of Shah Abbas I (907- 1038 AH)

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Volume 3, Issue 6 , October 2015, , Pages 122-136

  From the very beginning until the fall of the dynasty of the Safavids Kurdish tribes had a significant position. Although the presence and power of Kurds in any period of the Safavid state was different in the sense that sometimes highlights the essential role and sometimes it was weak and ineffective, ...  Read More

States Campaign Against Anti-tribal Policies of Reza Shah Relying on the Beyranvand Tribe of Lorestan

Soraya kornokar; Zarife Kazemi

Volume 5, Issue 9 , March 2017, , Pages 125-138

  Reza Shah came to throne in Iran when the government of Iran was faced with the political and military weakness and also was the plaything of the powers of the north and south of the country, namely Russia and Britain. The tribes in the region had its own power and influence. Reza Khan, since the establishment ...  Read More

A Study of Role and Status of the Lashani Tribe in the Fars Province from Late Safavid to the End of Qajar Era

Mojtaba Jokar; Reza Moeini Roudbali

Volume 7, Issue 14 , September 2019, , Pages 191-206

  Lashani, as one of the small tribe of Fars, has gone through a tumultuous period . The tribe was first mentioned in the late sources of Safavid period when they participated in the fight against the Afghans. Gaining power by Karim khan Zand and his presence in the Fars province, they allied with him ...  Read More

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