Dr. Sara Honarmand Ebrahimi


Sara Honarmand Ebrahimi is a Humboldt Research Fellow at Art History Institute, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin (2021-22), and a Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh (2019-20). She studied for her PhD in University College Dublin, where she was an Irish Research Council (IRC) doctoral scholar. Her research interests address the multifaceted origins of ideas and practices in the history of international health and architecture and consider the history of emotions as a way of doing architectural history. She has several articles from these topics published in Architecture and Culture, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, and the European Journal of the History of Medicine and Health. Her first monograph titled, Emotion, Mission, Architecture: Building Hospitals in Persia and British India, 1865-1914, was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2022. She is currently co-writing a book (with Padma Maitland) on Feeling Modern European Imperial Architecture for Cambridge Elements on Histories of Emotions and the Senses.