Ameneh Youssefzadeh






Ameneh Youssefzadeh received her PhD in music (ethnomusicology) from Nanterre University, Paris X. Her research interests include: the musical repertoire of the various ethnic groups of Khorasan (northeastern Iran), the music of Iran, Central Asia, music and mysticism, women and music, and music and censorship. From 1997 to 2012 she was an Associate Researcher at the CNRS (French National Scientific Research Center) UMR 7528 as well as a member of the French Society of Ethnomusicology. Youssefzadeh has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University (2008-09) and at The City University of New York at The Graduate Center (2009-15). She is currently the Co-Consulting Editor of music for the Encyclopædia Iranica. Her articles appear in British Journal of Ethnomusicology, Cahiers de musiques traditionnelles, Iranian Studies, Faslnāme Mahoor, and in several edited volumes. Her first monograph, Les bardes du Khorassan iranien: le bakhshi et son répertoire (Paris: Peeters, 2002) was translated into Persian in 2010 (Tehran: Mahoor).