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Mohammad H. Allafi

Mohammad H. Allafi, Iranian writer, educator.

Background

  • Allafi, Mohammad H. was born on November 26, 1952 in West-Iran, Iran. Son of Wisgholi Allafi and Alieh Yazdani.

  • Education

    • Qualified sociologist, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1986; Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1989.

    Career

    • Technology supervisor Tehran Refinery, 1973—1978. Author Glaré Verlag, others, Frankfurt/Main, since 1990. Sociology lecturer Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, since 1991.

      Public Glaré Verlag, Frankfurt/Main, since 1994. Translation literature into German, since 1994.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Peripher Fordism in Iran, 1990. Author: (with Son of Allafi) Entwicklungspolitik am Pranger/Development Policy pilloried, 1994. Author: Es schneit im Zagros-Gebirge/Snow is falling at Zagros Mountains, 1990, (novels) Die Naehmaschine/The Sewing Machine, 1994, Verloren/Lost, 1995, Die Naechte am Main/Nights at Main river, 1998, Die letzte Nacht mit Gabriela/The last night with Gabriela, 2000, (book) Ein Fenster zur Freiheit/Window to freedom.

      100 Years of modern Iranian Literature, 2000, Islam, Society and European modern age, 2002. Author: (with Son of Allafi) Iran on the Threshold of Democracy, 2003. Editor: (short story anthology) Das kleine Geschenk/The small gift, 1995, Ein Bild zum Andenken/A photo for memory, 1997, Oestliche Brise/Eastern Breeze, 1998, Mina mit dem blauen Kleid/Mina with the blue dress, 1999, (novels) Simin Daneshwar, Ahmad Mahmud, Esmail Fassih, others.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Sabine Müller; 1 child Annahita.
    • child: Annahita Allafi
    • mother: Alieh Yazdani
    • spouse: Sabine Müller
    • father: Wisgholi Allafi
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    Born November 26, 1952
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1986
      University Frankfurt
    • 1989
      University Frankfurt
    • 1973 - 1978
      Technology supervisor Tehran Refinery
    • 1990
      author, Glar+? Verlag
    • 1991
      sociology lecturer, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt
    • 1994
      public Glar+? Verlag
    • 1994
      translation literature into German