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Volume 7 (2019)
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Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
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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 role of land reforms in increasing social tensions during 1963 to 19787 in Isfahan province

hamid basiratmanesh; Seyyed Mahmood Sadat Bidgoli; Mohammad Ebrahimifiluri

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 1-16

  Background and purposes: The land reform plan at the beginning of 1965 was a part of the modernization and change of the social structure of Iran project during the Pahlavi era. This plan had many consequences in political, cultural and social fields. Although land reforms in Isfahan destroyed a traditional ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
The position and function of the Ziyad Oghli Qajar dynasty in Caucasus developments during the reign of Shah Tahmasb I Safavid (with emphasis on the role of Shahverdi Sultan Ziyad Oghli Qajar)

fatemeh jafarnia; Mohammad aziznegad; Ramezan Bidar

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 17-30

  Ziyad Oghli Qajar dynasty was among the important and influential families in the Caucasus who emerged from the transformation process of the political and administrative structure of the Safavid government. This dynasty developed from the Qajar tribe and gained power in Karabakh by the support of the ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Shahrokh Afshar’s dual Policy of confrontation and interaction in the face of Ahmad Shah Durrani’s military activities in Khorasan
Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 41-52

  During Shahrokh Afshar’s reign in Khorasan, Ahmad Shah Durrani marched to Khorasan three times. Meanwhile, Shahrokh, who was not able to face Ahmad Shah directly, tried to deal with this issue with a different policy. He prevented the capture of Mashhad by taking refuge in the city’s fortress ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
The Political - Economic Situation of the Sasanid Āsōristān state with Madāʾen as capital and its connection to Arabs conquest (590-651 AD)

Rouholah Khosravi Nejad; Soheila Torabi Farsani; Esmaeil Sangari

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 53-68

  The constant selection of Tisphoon in Āsōristān state as capital by the Sasanid emperors showed the importance of this region in their governance system. The construction of new cities and the development of urban infrastructures, such as water structures, and promotion of agriculture by the Sasanids ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
The ups and downs of Sheikh Hajar Kangani's rule and his role in the developments of southern Iran (1756-1767)

Ali Rasouli

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 69-82

  A B S T R A C T Local dynasties, especially in the periods of intercession, have been important influential factors in the historical developments of southern Iran and the Persian Gulf. The current research deals with one of the lesser known Sheikhs of the interval between the collapse of the Afshar ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
An analysis of several endowments by Jani Khan Qashqai and his children

babak zeilabpour

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 83-96

  Qashqai tribe is one of the big and ancient tribes of southern Iran. Fars province is the main center of their life, but since the life of the nomads is connected with nature, according to the season they migrate to reach Yailaq and Qeshlaq. During the reign of Fath_Ali_Shah, the Qashqai tribe became ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Historical developments of Yahudiya in Isfahan: Passage from ancient times to Islamic era

Leila Gholamrezaie; Amirhossein Hatami

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 97-108

  Since groups of Jewish immigrants or exiles resided in some Iranian historical cities before and after Islam, these cities or a part of them are called Yahoudiya. These Jews never integrated into host communities due to their strong internal ties, efforts to maintain independence, and segregation from ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
Garus rises and falls in the structure of Iran’s administrative divisions (Based on theory of power)

Fatemeh Faridi Majid

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 123-136

  Garus, which many people know by the name of Amir Nizam Garusi (the ruler of the Qajar period), according to the available sources, is an area of 1700 to 1800 square kilometers and one of the main components of the structure of the country divisions of western Iran from the beginning of the Safavid to ...  Read More

pajoheshi Iran Local Histories
A comparative comparison of the dual actions of Timur and Shahrokh in Khorasan

Toktam Yarmohamadi; Jamshid Noroozi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , December 2023, Pages 167-178

  Great Khorasan, as one of the important regions of the Islamic world and Iran, experienced two different periods during the period of Timur Gourkani and his son Shahrukh. Timur relying on Alus Joghtaei’s support of the military commanders made extensive conquests in West Asia. Following these conquests, ...  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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