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Seyed Yahya Safavi
Yahya Safavi, Seyed Abbas's son was born in 1331 Hijri in Isfahan.

Address:
tehran    Faculty of Payambar-e Azam
Imam Hosein Comprehensive University Tehran, Iran


CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION

“Emeritus Professor”


EDUCATION

1996-2001    Ph.D. in Political Geography, Tarbiat Modares University
Thesis: An analysis on Tehran security geography and presenting better pattern
Supervisor: Dr. Ezat Allah Ezati
1993-1995    M.S. in Political Geography, Imam Hosein University
Thesis: A survey on Tehran vital infrastructure
Supervisor: Dr. Ezat Allah Ezati
1971-1975    B.S. in Geology, University of Tabriz

TEACHING COURSE (M.S. and Ph.D.)
Principles of geopolitics
Geo-strategy
Political geography of Iran
Urban political geography
National political-spatial constructions
Political geography of Islamic World
Military geography of Iran and neighbouring countries
Military geography of Iran
Political-security geography of Iran
Geography of borders units emphasis on Iran borders

CONTRIBUTION TO UNIVERSITIES
Faculty of Dafoosaja, Imam Hosein Comprehensive University
Faculty of Geography, University of Tehran
Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University
Faculty of Geography, Kharazmi University
Dafoosaja University
Imam Reza International University

PUBLICATIONS
PAPERS
Unity of the Islamic World; Vision of the Future. Conference on geography of Islamic World. University of Isfahan
The impact of geopolitical features of the tribes on the Iranian National Security. Journal of Strategic Defence Studies
Persian Gulf. Seminar on Persian Gulf and Security. Islamic Azad University, Garmsar Branch (2007, December)
Map in defence and construction. Armed forces geographical organization
Geography of Islamic World. Journal of Geographic Information (SEPEHR), 10 sequential issues
Principles of military geography and military geography of Iran. Journal of Geographic Information (SEPEHR), 24 sequential issues
High-rise construction in Tehran and its security effects. Journal of Teaching Geography
A series of articles on Persian Gulf and its islands. Journal of Geographic Information (SEPEHR), 4 sequential issues
Women and Internet in the twenty-first century. Conference on Women and Internet (1997)
Investigation of application and impact of new technologies on defence and security. Journal of Defence Policy
Theoretical territory planning pattern design using passive defense. Journal of Defence Policy
Geopolitics of Iran energy and security of east energy (China and India). Journal of Human Geography
Short term and long term goals of United State of America in invasion of Afghanistan. Journal of Human Geography
Competitive advantage of enterprise resource planning vendors in Iran, information systems
BOOKS
Safavi,Y. “Principles of Military Geography”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (1999). “Military Geography of Iran; Volume1”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2000). “Military Geography of Iran; Volume 2”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2001). “Military Geography of Iran; Volume 3”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2003). “Military Geography of Iran; Volume 4”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2002). “Military Geography of Iran; Volume 5”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2009). “Unity of the Islamic World; Vision of the Future”. Publisher: Shakib
Safavi,Y. Ardestani,H. (2009).“Thamen Operation, the Source of Change in Military Strategy of Iran”. Publisher: Holy Defence Studies Center
Safavi,Y. Abedi, A. (2013). “Good Outcome"
Safavi,Y. (2013). “Islamic World; Volume1; North of Africa and West of Asia”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume2; North of Africa and Southwest of Asia”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume3; Central Asia and Caucasus”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume4; East of Africa”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume5; West of Africa”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume6; Southeast of Asia”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume7; Europe and South America”. Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute
Safavi,Y. (2014). “Islamic World; Volume8; West and Southwest of Africa” Publisher: Amir Kabir Institute

TRANSLATED BOOKS
Safavi,Y. Mir-Heidar,D. (2000). “A New Introduction to Geopolitics”. Publisher: Geographic Organization
Safavi,Y. (2013-14). “World Statistics”. Publisher: Shakib
RESEARCH PROJECTS
Conductor, Military Geography of Iran. Case study: Sepah, Iran
Conductor, Security Geography of Tehran. Case study: Sepah, Tehran
Chair, committee on five-year document of higher education in armed forces’ universities. Case study: Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Editor, Water Crisis in Iran. Case study: High Council for Water

ACADEMIC EXPERENCE
17 doctoral thesis supervision
21 peer reviewed doctoral thesis
30 master research supervision
30 peer reviewed master research

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
2007- present    Supreme Leader’s Advisor and Assistant
1997-2007    Chief Commander of Sepah
1988-1997    Deputy Commander of Sepah
1985-1986    Commander of Ground Force of Sepah

MEMBERSHIPS
2002    Member of founding board, Iranian Association of Geopolitics
2012- present    Chief of directory board, Iranian Association of Geopolitics
-    Member, C4I
-    Member of editorial board, Journal of Geographic Information (SEPEHR), International Journal of Geopolitics, Journal of Defence Policy, Journal of Macro and Strategic Policies, Journal of Horizons to the Security
-    Editor-in-chief, Journal of Defence Policy, Journal of Horizons to the Security
2010    Chair, Conference on Geography, Development, Defense and Security in Southeast of Iran. Imam Hosein Comprehensive University
2012    Chair, Conference on Geography, Development, Defense and Security in Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz
2011- present    Member, Planning Committee of Geography in Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
2010- present    Chair, Committee on Holy Defence in Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
2011    Chair, Editing strategy document on  higher education in armed forces’ universities
2011- present    Chair, Commission on Military Geography


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