Ali B. Langroudi, M.A.

ACADEMIC GRADES

10/2016 - Present

PhD candidate at the department of Oriental and Asian Studies,
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn, Germany

10/2015 – 07/2016

„Ecumenical Studies“, Faculty of Protestant Theology,
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn, Germany
Grade: Master

10/2013 – 07/2015

„Historical Religious Sciences“, Department of History – Culture - Religion,
la Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
Grade: Master

2013

Winner of the Degree Award of the region Lazio, Italy

09/2010 – 09/2013

„History, Culture and Religion“, Department of History – Culture - Religion,
la Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy
Grade: Bachelor


WORK EXPERIENCES

10/2018 – Present

Coordinator at the M.A. Course of Mediterranean Studies,
Georg-August-Universtät, Göttingen, Germany

04/2018 – Present

Lecturer and Research Assistant, Seminar für Iranistik,
Georg-August-Universtät, Göttingen, Germany

09/2017 – 03/2018

Research Assistant, Perso-Indica Project, Department of Oriental and Asian Studies,
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, Germany

02/2017 - 03/2018

Translation Assistant, Redemptoris Mater, Cologne, Germany

09/2016 – 12/2016

Graduate Assistant in the project of "Macht und Herrschaft - Vormoderne Konfigurationen in transkultureller Perspektive", [Persian reprts of the Early Mughal Period in India], Department of Oriental and Asian Studies, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, Germany

10/2014 – 02/2015

The secretary of Foreign Students, University of Rome, Italy

09/2000 – 08/2010

Self-employment, Teheran, Iran


PUBLICATION AND ARTICLES

2016

Fereydun, an entry for the encyclopaedia of anthropology of Iran regarding a mythological figure in Persian literature

2015

Z’āfar.i Ģennī, an entry for the encyclopaedia of anthropology of Iran regarding a supernatural figure in Shiite rituals

2009

‘Āšurā.qadīm dar Mehrān.i Tāleqan, a monography of a Shiite ritual and its appearance in an ancient local calendar

2001

Ganjnāma.ī Vilāyat.ī Biǝ.Piš, the treatises on the Religion and culture of Northern Iran, Tehran


PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES

10/2018

“The Gospel of Matthew: the Missionary Gospel in Persia”, the 2nd International Doctoral Colloquium: “Transnational Academic Exchange and Mutual Research Contacts”,
University of Bonn, Germany

06/2018

“Scripture, Prayer and Worship in the History of Missions and World Christianity”
Yale-Edinburgh Group, The University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity, Edinburgh, UK

04/2018

“Les interactions entre chiʿites duodécimains et chrétiens : histoire, théologie, littérature”
Institut Catholique de Paris, Paris, France

02/2018

“A Persian adaptation of the Vedāntasara: A Combination of Platonism, Hinduism and Islam”, the 5th Perso-Indica conference, Bonn, Germany

12/2017

“In Search of the Lost Gospel of Matthew: the Survey of a sixteenth century Persian Manuscript of the Matthew’s Book” Lecture at the Institute of the Centre of World Christianity, University of SOAS, London, UK

10/2017

“The Persian Translation of the Gospels in Rome and Persia: a Survey along the Safavid Dynasty”, the 1st International Doctoral Colloquium: “Transnational Academic Exchange and Mutual Research Contacts”, Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China

05/2017

“In Search of the Lost Gospel of Matthew: the Survey of a sixteenth century Persian Manuscript of the Matthew’s Book”, Dies Academicus, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn, Germany

11/2014

“The Medieval Calendar in Europe”
University of Rome, Italy

02/2013

“Calculation of Easter along the History of Christian Calendar”
University of Rome, Italy


ONLINE COURSES

07/2018

“The Qur’an between Judaism and Christianity”, The University of Nottingham, UK

09/2017

“A Journey through Western Christianity: from Persecuted Faith to Global Religion (200 - 1650)”, Yale University, USA

06/2017

“Philosophy, Science and Religion”, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

06/2017

“Religion and Conflict”, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

09/2016

“Christianity Through its Scriptures”, University of Harvard, USA

09/2016

“Islam Through its Scriptures”, University of Harvard, USA


LANGUAGE COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

07/2017

“Christian Arabic”, workshop at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Münster, Germany

04/2017

“Persian Manuscripts in India”, workshop at the Department of Oriental and Asian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany

07/2014

“Galician Culture and Language”, Royal College of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

07/2013

“Galician Culture and Language”, Royal College of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

09/2012

“Pahlavi Manuscripts (Middle Persian Texts)”, International summer school in Pahlavi papyrology, Freie University Berlin, Germany


LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Gilaki

  • Persian

  • Italian

  • English

  • German

  • Arabic

  • Pahlavi

  • Syriac

  • Biblical Hebrew