Area of Focus

  • Islam in Central Asia;
  • Ismaili history and thought;
  • Ismailis of Badakhshan;
  • Persian history and literature;
  • Sufism in Iran, Central Asia and South Asia;
  • Manuscript studies with a focus on Persian and Arabic manuscripts.

Current Research and Forthcoming Projects

Dr Nourmamadchoev is currently converting his PhD thesis into a monograph entitled ‘The Ismailis of Badakhshān: History, Politics, and Religion from 1500 to 1750’. He is also finalising a Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts from Badakhshān of Tajikistan (2023-24).