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KATOUZIAN Homayoun (Homa) BA, MA, PhD
Iranian economist, historian, political scientist, literary critic and academic
Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

Date of birth: 17 Nov. 1942


Place of birth: Tehran


Education: Alborz High School, Tehran; University of Tehran; BA, University of Birmingham, UK 1967; MA, University of London, UK 1968; PhD, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK 1984


Career: Homa Katouzian is Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford. Between 1968 and 1986, he taught economics in the UK, Iran, Canada and the United States, and also worked as an economic consultant with the Organization of American States, the International Labour Organization, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Since 1986, Dr Katouzian has been teaching Persian literature and Iranian history at the University of Oxford and has organized two international conferences: the Hedayat Centenary in 2003 and Iran Facing the New Century in 2004. He is a director of the Thirty Bird Company theatre group and a founding member and member of the Board of Trustees of the Library for Iranian Studies, London. He has written for the British press and contributed to BBC radio and television programs. Homa Katouzian is Editor of the journal Iranian Studies (see url below) and a member of the Editorial Board of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Publications include: (in English): Ideology and Method in Economics 1980, The Political Economy of Modern Iran 1981, Musaddiq's Memoirs (English translation of the memoirs translated (with S. H. Amin), edited and annotated, together with an introduction by Homa Katouzian) 1988, Musaddiq and the Struggle for Power in Iran 1990 (second edition 1999), Sadeq Hedayat: The Life and Legend of an Iranian Writer 1991, State and Society in Iran: The Eclipse of the Qajars and the Rise of the Pahlavis 2000, Iranian History and Politics: The Dialectic of State and Society 2003, Sa‘di, the Poet of Life, Love and Compassion 2006, Iranian History and Politics, the Dialectic of State and Society 2007, Iran in the 21st Century (co-editor) 2007, Sadeq Hedayat, His Work and His Wondrous World (editor) 2007, The Persians: Ancient, Medieval and Modern 2009; (in Persian): International Economic Theory (textbook) 1973, Universities and Higher Education Today (Persian translation of Herbert Butterfield’s book and with a 25-page introduction) 1974 (second edition 1978), Adam Smith and the Wealth of Nations (an abridged translation and with 100-page introduction) 1979, The Political Memoirs of Khalil Maleki (Maleki’s manuscript, edited and with a 250-page introduction) 1981 (second edition 1988), The Political Economy of Modern Iran 1988 (second enlarged edition 1993), Essays in Memory of Khalil Maleki (co-editor) 1991, Democracy, Arbitrary Rule and the Popular Movement of Iran 1993, Sadeq Hedayat, The Life and Legend of an Iranian Writer 1993, Sadeq Hedayat and the Death of the Author 1993, Hedayat’s The Blind Owl (a critical monograph) 1994, Musaddiq and the Struggle for Power in Iran 1994 (second edition 1999), Ideology and Method in Economics 1995, Fourteen Essays on Literature, Society, Philosophy and Economics (some of them translated from the English) 1995, Khalil Maleki's The Contest of Ideas (edited with an introduction) 1995, Ahmad Kasravi's The Revolt of Sheikh Mohammad Khiyabani (Kasravi's unpublished manuscript, edited and annotated, and with an 82-page introduction) 1997, Nine Essays on the Historical Sociology of Iran, etc. 1998, State and Society in Iran: The Eclipse of the Qajars and the Emergence of the Pahlavis 2001, The Dialectic of State and Society in Iran 2002, Iran Nameh (Guest Editor of Special Issue on Seyyed Hasan Taqizadeh) 2003, Jamalzadeh and His Literature 2003, Satire and Irony in Hedayat 2003, Khalil Maleki’s Letters (co-editor) 2003, A Song of Innocence, a book of Homa Katouzian's poems 1997 (second enlarged edition 2004), Eight Essays on Contemporary History and Literature 2006, Sa‘di 2006; numerous articles in professional journals on the theory of the development of the service sector, the economics of petroleum-exporting countries, and economic method and philosophy


Contact details: Address: The Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE; Address: St Antony's College, University of Oxford, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford , OX2 6JF, England; Tel: +44 (0)1865 278200 (The Oriental Institute switchboard); Tel: +44 (0)1865 284757 (St Antony's College); Fax: +44 (0)1865 278190 (The Oriental Institute); Fax: +44 (0)1865 311475 (St Antony's College); Email: homa.katouzian@sant.ox.ac.uk ; Email: iranian.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk ; Website: http://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/ ; Website: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00210862.asp/ .




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