Sepideh Najmzadeh is a Work Study Student and Research Assistant contributing to various research projects with the Tavakoli Archive. Sepideh is a PhD candidate in the Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto. She completed her first master’s degree in Ancient Iranian Culture and Languages, including studies in Avestan, Old Persian, and Middle Persian at the University of Tehran, Iran. She later pursued and obtained a second master’s degree from the Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto. Sepideh’s dissertation research, under the supervision of Professor Enrico Raffaelli, centers around the analysis of the New Persian Zoroastrian manuscripts of Vaṣf-e Amšāsfandān (The Description of Bounteous Immortals).
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