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S. (Samaneh) Assadinowghabi MA

Ph.D. program at the University of Amsterdam, Media and Cultural Studies, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA)
Faculty of Humanities

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  • Turfdraagsterpad 9
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    Samaneh Assadi Nowghabi

    Daily E-mail: asadinowghabi@yahoo.com

    Academic and Educational Background:

    •  2023- present: Doctoral Candidate in Cultural and Media Studies (External), Department of Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    • 2014-2016: Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
    •  2008-2012: Master of Arts in Persian Language and Literature, University of Mashhad, Iran.
    •  2002-2006: Bachelor of Arts in Persian Language and Literature, University of Mashhad, Iran.
    •  2000-2002: Two-year study of Applied Mathematics, University of Mashhad, Iran.
    •  2000: High school diploma in Mathematics, Mashhad, Iran.

    Professional Background:

    •  2017-2023: Guest researcher at Media and Cultural studies, University of Amsterdam, Project: "The Interaction Between Women's Real Life Role in Society and the Roles they are Given in Iranian Cinema After the Islamic Revolution 1979."
    • 2021-2022: Remote Research Assistant for the Ph.D. project "The Indo-European Telegraph Department in the Persian Gulf and the Creation and Management of British Imperial Frontiers," University of Greenwich (History department), London.
    • 2019-2020: Content Analyst & Evaluator at Elsevier Company (Academic data bank), Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    • 2015-2016: Remote Research Assistant, Report Writer, and Team Member in The Hague Center for Strategic Studies, The Hague, the Netherlands.
    • 2015-2016: Translator at Refugees' Library, Berlin.
    • 2014-2016: Head of Afra English Institute, Mashhad, Iran.
    • 2010-2014: University Assistant and Instructor, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
    • 2008-2016: Member of the Pole Center for Ferdowsi Studies, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
    • 2008-2014: English Instructor at Afra English Institute and Iran-Dokht High School, Mashhad, Iran.
    •  2008-2014: The Conductor of Poetry and Story Workshops, Iran-Dokht High School, Mashhad, Iran.
    •  2007-2014: Instructor for Persian Literature, Iran-Dokht High School, Mashhad, Iran.
    • 2010: Translator for Shahr-Ara newspaper, Mashhad, Iran.
    • 2004-2008: The Conductor of Poetry and Story Workshops, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.

    Research, Presentations, Proceedings, and Published Works:

    •  Ph.D. project Representation of Retribution[Qisas] and Honor-Killing in Iranian Social Drama Films Made Inside Iran, University of Amsterdam (ASCA).
    •  (Presentation at International Conference) Structures and Voices: Storytelling in Post-Digital Times, The NECS, Gedansk (Poland), June 2019.
    •  (Presentation at International Conference) Media Tactics and Engagement, The NECS, Amsterdam, June 2018.
    •  Master thesis "A Content Analysis of Mīrzādi' Ishqī's Play Ideals of the Old Peasant," Leiden University, 2016.
    •  Project "StartMon 2016-Metafore for the HCSS," The Hague Center for Strategic Studies, the Netherlands, 2016.
    •  Master thesis "A Psycho-Analysis on Three Short Stories of Sadegh Hedayat based on Freud's Theories," Mashhad University, 2012.
    •  (Article) "A comparison of Farri in Ḥikmat-e Khusravānī and Nūr in Ḥikmat-e Ishrāq," The Collection of the first national annual festival of Persian language and literature's Articles, The Payam-Noor University of Mashhad, (2011): 41-64.
    •  (Article) " Objectivity and Subjectivity in Poem by Qeysar Aminpoor," The selected work of the literary researchers of the national festival of Iranian youth, Iran, Tehran: National Youth Organization (2011): 78-93.
    •  (Article) "Story Elements and Content Analysis of the Story Khīsh-Khāni Harāt by Beyhaqī," Peyk-i Nūr journal of Payam-Noor university, Mashhad, (2011): 72-80.
    •  (Poetry collection) "A lady of May," Mashhad: Shamloo, 2010.
    •  (Article) "The Role of Fictional Children Literature in the Formation of Children's Personality, Focusing on Book Treatment Paradigm," The Collection of the Articles of the fourth national gathering of the 'Union for Persian Language and Literature,' Tabriz, (2010): 135- 151.
    •  (Article) "Editing workshop," Translator (Mutarjim) journal, vol 17, No. 45, Mashhad, (2010): 102- 105.
    •  (Article for the memorial of 'Manouchehr Ehterami) "Manouchehr Ehterami Left Us," New Year feature of Quds newspaper, Mashhad, (2010), 33-35.
    •  (Translation) "Mashhad 86th book of theatre", Mashhad, 2009.
    •  (Series of short stories) "The passenger of the desert," Iran, Mashhad, 2002.

      Awards and Competitions

    • Selected as the "Best-Progressed Presenter" in the presentation course for Ph.D. candidates of Amsterdam University, 2017.
    • Shortlisted for "best poet" at the 3rd international contest of Jale Esfahani Center- (London: 2011).
    • Selected researcher of literary research of the national festival of Iranian youth- Iran (Tehran: 2011).
    • Shortlisted for "best poet" at "Pas az Baran" cultural and literary festival in Ferdowsi, The University of Mashhad- (Mashhad: 2010).
    • Winner of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad student poetry contest (Mashhad: 2008).
    • Shortlisted for "best poet" at the 1st festival of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad student journals- (Mashhad: 2003).
    • Shortlisted for "best story writer" at the 2nd festival of young writers of Iran- (Tehran: 2000).
    • Shortlisted for "best story writer" at the 16th national festival of students' stories and poetry- (Tehran: 2000).
    • Winner of the story and poetry contest for students in Khorasan (Mashhad: 1997).
    • Shortlisted for "best story writer" at the Story festival held by the Ministry of Urban and Housing (Tehran, 1992).

    General Skills

    • Multilingual proficiency in Persian, Dari, Tajik, English, Arabic (intermediate level), and Dutch (up to B1 level)
    • Excellent typing speed
    • Possession of two Master's degrees
    • Proficient in working with computers and electronic devices
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and thrive in high-pressure situations
    • Proven track record of meeting deadlines for academic and professional projects
    • Strong mathematical background with experience in statistics
    • Excellent team player with a talent for building positive relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Strong international experience, having studied at international universities and worked with European organizations such as The Hague Center for Strategic Studies, Elsevier B.V., Leiden University, and UvA.
    • Familiarity with the European work environment and international firms
    • Possession of Dutch Nationality.
    • Proficient in working with various platforms, software, and applications
    • Strong research skills with the ability to search for and validate information across different fields
    • Ten years of experience in teaching, translating, and journalism in Iran
    • Active on social media, keeping up-to-date with current affairs and news worldwide.

    Hobbies:

    • Reading books
    • Watching movies
    • Traveling
    • Practicing Yoga
  • The Current Project

    Representation of Retribution[Qisas] and Honor-Killing in Iranian Social Drama Films Made Inside Iran

    Keywords: #Iranian_Cinema , #Social_Drama , #Retribution[Qisas] , #Biopolitics , #Honor_Killing , #Namus , #Iranian_Islamic_Penal_codes , #Iranian_Studies , #Psychoanalysis 

  • Office Address

      
    Room 104A
    PC Hoofthuis
    Spuistraat 134, 1012 VB
    Amsterdam.

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