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Dr S. (Sabah) Mofidi

Postdoctoral research fellow
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Sabah Mofidi is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam. He is affiliated with AISSR, the program group Challenges to Democratic Representation. After gaining his MA at Allameh Tabatabai University of Tehran and PhD at Osmania University, India, he taught and researched at Payam Noor University of Iran (PNU), Applied and Scientific University of Iran (ASU), Iraqi-Kurdistan Conflict and Crisis Research Center (KCCRC), the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). 

    Research focus

    In his research, Sabah Mofidi focuses on:

    • Political function of religion
    • Changes in political identity
    • Political integration of immigrants

    Research expertise

    • Political religion
    • Ethno-religious issues in the Middle East
    • Kurdish issue
    • Political-gender identity
    • Political integration of immigrants
  • Research

    Research methods

    • Interview
    • Survey

    Current research projects

    • Studying Changes in Political Identity of Kurdish Immigrants in Western Europe

    Research grants & honours

    •    2021        Research funding by the Gerda Henkel Foundation for the research project “Studying Changes in Political Identity of Kurdish Immigrants in Western Europe” 
    •    2019        Fellowship by the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) for the research project “the Political Function of religion in Nationalistic Confrontations”

  • Publications


    • Mofidi, S., & Aghapouri, J. (2023). The Role of Kurdish Identity in Shaping Political Identity: A Case Study of Kurdish University Students in Rojhelat, Kurdistan-Iran. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 10(3), 1-17. [details]


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  • Ancillary activities
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