Archive for May, 2008

“The Land of Sun” documentary film by ‘Farhad Varahram’

May 21st, 2008

In a private interview with Miras-e-farda , “Farhad Varahram “ a distinguished documentary filmmaker who  makes ethnographical documentaries, announced the production of “The Land of Sun “ which is a narrative about  the nature and culture of “oramanat” , a region in western Iran. Read more…

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A meeting attended by Mr. Mohammad Tahaminezhad and Dr. Pedram Khosronezhad

May 11th, 2008

A meeting attended by Mr. Mohammad Tahaminezhad and Dr. Pedram Khosronezhad was held in The Cinema House on Wednesday Oct.22. According to Mojtaba Mirtahmaseb – the manager of The Association for Documentary Film-makers – who hosted the meeting, the purpose behind the meeting was to talk about “The First Conference on Visual Anthropology of Iran. The first round of the conference had been held in St. Andrews University in Scotland in June, 2008. According to Dr. Khosronezhad – the anthropology professor of the University – the conference is to be held biennially in Scotland. He also referred to some of the achievements of the conference as follows: allocation of one day of The Conference on Anthropology Films of the Scandinavian Countries for Iranian anthropology films, acquaintance of the students of St. Andrews University with the anthropology of Iran, selection of Iran as the research center, and also the world’s greatest professors’ acquaintance with anthropology films of Iran. Read more…

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Photography and film festival of traditional arts and handicrafts hold in Tabriz

May 10th, 2008

On occasion of global handicrafts day (9th of June), the cultural heritage, handicrafts & tourism organization is going to organize the national festival of handicrafts in Tabriz from 8th till 13th of June.

One part of this festival is dedicated to photos and films related to traditional arts and handicrafts which will be inaugurated on the second day of the festival (which is called the day of handicrafts, creativity and its role in maintenance of national identity)

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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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