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Ethnomusicology in music department of Soore Institute

November 6th, 2008

Music department of Soore Institute will hold preparation classes for Ethnomusicology since 5th Nov 2008 which will be taught for two terms by Dr. Mohsen Hajjarian , a member of Soore scientific board.

Ethnomusicology is a compound word that refers to a science which studies the music of different parts of the world. The experts of this knowledge search and collect music documents and promote ethnic and traditional music in accordance with the societies’ requirements. Read more…

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First ethnography comprehensive pattern under publication

November 5th, 2008

Upon the request of IRIB, the book titled “Ethnography scope and issues” is about to be published by miras-e-farda Institute.

Introducing the book as the first ethnography comprehensive pattern in Iran, the author of the book and the managing director of Miras-e-farda Institute , Mohammad sadegh Deghati najd, declared :”Ethnography scope and issues consists of two parts, the first part features theoretical issues on ethnography and monography while representing a history of ethnography and monography in Iran. The second part is a comprehensive ethnography pattern in 14 distinct area in every of which various and different issues are set forth, where each issue can be considered as a single topic in ethnography and case studies. Read more…

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“Iranian Culture Week” to be held in Spain

August 10th, 2008

According to an announcement made by  the “Islamic Culture & Relations Organization” , Iran’s cultural attaché in Spain and Vitoria Municipality are to hold an Iranian culture week titled : “Iran , the Gate to the East” from August 15 to September 18, 2008 in Vitoria; the capital city of Basque County. Read more…

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Iranian and French Anthropologists report: Probability of 35000 year human history in Iran

May 10th, 2008

Professor,Asgari Khanghah, the manager of biological anthropology laboratory of social sciences faculty in Tehran University and his French colleague ,Dr.Jil Berion, who have been studying the footprint of prehistoric man in Iran had a meeting about their findings on May 13,2008.

According to Prof.Asgari, this group started its work on 2002 by studying the lands in Yazd & Kashan where they did not go further than primary study and limited excavation. In Mehriz city of Yazd province, about 147 caves up to 2600-meter height were studied. Read more…

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Chinese shamanism expert participates in Miras-e-farda office

May 6th, 2008
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Dr.Aureli Nevot, a researcher & member of National Scientific Studies of France( Centre national de recherché scientifique) and researcher of social sciences college in Paris(Ecole des Hautes Etudes en sciences sociales EHESS) , and her husband participated in the office of Miras-e-farda  on 29, April 2008, where they talked with “ Mohammad sadegh Deghati” and “Rahim Morteza vand” ( the documentary filmmakers who made the documentary named “ Turkman porkhanan”) about shamanism in Iran and China. Read more…

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“Iranian daily life and stroll” publish

April 15th, 2008

The book titled “Iranian daily life and stroll “ written by Abbas Kazemi investigates shop centers as one of the most important city atmospheres.

Through this investigation, the author has tried to , firstly, clear one aspect of Iranian daily life and , secondly , to show the cultural and social presence of people in these modern atmospheres and , ultimately, to present a feature of Iranian modernism for those who are interested . Read more…

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Introduction of People’s culture unit in Radio

April 5th, 2008

In 1962, through the efforts of deceased “seyed Abolghasem Anjavi Shirazi”, a program about Iranian culture was aired from Iran’s Radio which became the beginning of a movement that led to the formation of People’s culture center in Radio.

But after the Islamic revolution, the radio program and, consequently, the center disintegrated. Read more…

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Dr. Blookbashi to write a book on Iranian peoples

March 30th, 2008

In a brief interview with Miras-e-Farda Dr Blookbashi, the director of the ethnology department of  cultural  researches office, announced that at the request of the cultural researches office a book will most probably be written on the subject of Iranian peoples  in a few months.

Last year the office also published another book by this prominent professor titled “Ancient Games in Iran”

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Reopening of Saad Abad anthropology museum

December 30th, 2007

“In case of allocation of the required credits, the renovation  of saad Abad historical-cultural museum will be finished toward the end of March 2008 and thereafter the museum will be reopened right away” , said Mahdieh Manoochehri, the head of the museum to Miras-e-farda reporter.

“Due to internal and external repairs and redecoration, the museum was closed for the recent four years, meanwhile, was being visited by students and researchers. Read more…

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Nomad museum converts into anthropology center

January 30th, 2007

” The first Iranian nomad museum in Sarab ( a city of Azerbaijan province in Iran) was changed into research center of anthropology ” , said Babaee, the manager of the museum to Miras-e-farda.

He said: “with transformation of this museum into the anthropology research center, the place which was regarded as the first Iranian nomad museum will turn to a scientific and research center in addition to a cultural & historical place”. Read more…

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