Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
Volume 9 (2016)
Volume 8 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2011)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 2 (2009)
Volume 1 (2008)
Cultural Studies
An analysis of relationship beween the Institution of power and the institution of museum in Iran

A. Ravadrad; M. Mousavi Haghshenas

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 1-38


  With a comparative discourse analysis of three important museums, this article tries to show the relationship between the institution of power and the institution of museum in Iran. The research question is whether or not Iranian museums on different historical topics and periods receive equal attention ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Introducing a mixed method for the analysis of urban visual culture texts: A case study on a mural at Vanak square,, Tehran

Mohammad Rashid Soofi; A. Ravadrad

Volume 12, Issue 4 , April 2020, , Pages 75-103


  This paper aims to introduce a mixed research method for the analysis, reading, and interpretation of urban visual culture texts. To reach this goal, mural have been chosen as the most outstanding urban visual text. In order to do a case study, one of the outstanding wall-paintings located in Tehran`s ...  Read More

Imagination of Tehran: Study of "Mindscape of the City" through 1340s and 1350s Iranian Cinema

Azam Ravadrad; Baharak Mahmoodi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , March 2016, , Pages 53-90


  This paper aims to study the imagination of Tehran through 1340s and 1350s Iranian cinema and the main question is that what kind of representation on city was fueled by cinema. This study was conducted based on analysis of four impressive films in these two decades. Two of them are popular ...  Read More

An Analysis of the Relationship between Cultural- Cinematic Policies of Iran and the Movies Introduced as the Representative of Iranian Cinema to the Academy of Oskar

Azam Ravadrad; Amirhossein Tamannaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , May 2013, , Pages 81-103


  In this article the relationship between cultural policies and cinema in Iran is studied through a comparison between cultural-cinematic policies of two different Iranian states during years 1377 and 1389 and their effects on selecting the representative of Iranian cinema to the academy of Oskar. The ...  Read More

Urban Image in Iranian Fiction Films

Azam Ravadrad; Baharak mahmoodi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2011, , Pages 1-26


  Tehran as a symbol of Iranian modernity has been considered in many Iranian fiction films. Representation of Tehran in cinema can be the representation of Iranian modernity revolution. This study focuses on the representation of urban image in Iranian fiction films through critical theories such as Simmel ...  Read More

Understanding the Differences of the Cognition Gained from Real and Virtual Tourism based on the Narrative Theory

Azam Ravadrad; Ali Hajimohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2010, , Pages 61-82


  Communication technologies today are greatly developed to the extent that obtaining information from different parts of the world is no more only depended to real and physical traveling. People are now able to travel as far as they want and whenever they wish using cyberspace, while sitting at home. ...  Read More

IRIB’s Religious and Non-religious Programs and their Impacts on Religiosity Levels

Azam Ravadrad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2009, , Pages 49-77


  This paper attempts to study the correlation between IRIB’s Religious and Non-religious programs, and the levels of religiosity in Iran. Accordingly, I would firstly explain the key concepts as religious program, non-religious program, religious broadcasting, and Ideological broadcasting; then, ...  Read More

Women's Interpretation of the "Female Identity" Representation

Azam Ravadrad; Mahdi Montazer Ghaem; Parisa Sarkarati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2008, , Pages 1-22


  Regarding the importance of representation in redefining individuals and social groups’ identity, the interpretation of women from representation of feminine identity in television is examined in this article. The main question asks: what is the relationship between women’s interpretation ...  Read More