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)

Journal of Iranian Cultural Research (JICR) is double blind peer reviewed quarterly journal, based in Institute for Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS) in Iran. JICR is interested in essays concerned with the Cultural studies and cultural sociology and aims to expand the recognition of culture and its evolution in Iran. With regard the cultural circulation in social science and epistemology, JICR tries to produce science and research in order to fill the current Shortcomings. The subjects of manuscript for consideration includes, but not limited to, cultural issues of Iran, cultures and rituals in Iran, culture and higher educations, culture and Iran’s development, cultural changes, process Mining and cultural future of Iran.

JICR is fully open access and full texts of published articles are available open access to the public through the journal’s website. Copy, share and distribute is free under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International CC-BY 4.0 codes. The manuscript submission, refereeing and publication processing are free of charge.

Scientific Research Manuscript 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

Scientific Research Manuscript Sociology
Desecularization of Instagram users; providing grounded theory

M.H. SayahTaheri

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 39-71


  The main view of thinkers, with respect to the impact of cyberspace on religion, is that its continuous use would help lead to “secularization” of individuals and society. However, it seems that this process, under the influence of some interfering factors, has overturned and, in some cases, ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Social Sciences and Communications
Studying the challenges of using social media in Iran: An explorative approach

M. Jami Pour; A. Naghdi Amiri; S. Kamarei

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 73-102


  In recent years, especially with the outbreak of the Coronavirus, social media has become a platform for interactions with user-generated contents among online communities. Despite undeniable advantages of social media in individual and social domains, its applications have also confronted human society ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Cultural Studies
Daulatabad neighborhood: A home to be in the world

P. Mohammadi; N. Amiri; S. Gholipour

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 103-125


  The perception of residents of a neighborhood about their life there may indicate "restlessness" and "tension" or "peacefulness" and "calmness". The starting point of the present study is the lived experience of one of the authors and the exploratory observation of two others in the Daulatabad neighborhood ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Social Sciences and Communications
A grounded theoretical account of spreading and accepting rumors among the youth in Yazd

H. Gheblezadeh; A. Afshani; H. Eslami

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 127-156


  Today, living in the age of media and information, human beings are exposed to all kinds of seemingly real news and information, the rumored nature of which is hidden from the view. In the face of such unreliable news, people often republish it in virtual and real spaces, which can lead to a significant ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Cultural Studies
Sociological analysis of socio-cultural factors affecting social isolation: Case study of Bagh-e Bahadoran city

A. Ghorbani; N. Ounagh; A. Salehi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, Pages 157-187


  Youths are valuable assets of the society who would determine the future of that society. As a matter of fact, identifying different dimensions and factors affecting young people as well as finding solution to their problems are of great importance. The aim of this study, as the title indicates, is to ...  Read More

Media representation of Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iran (1392-1396)

M.S. Zokaei; R. Eslami

Volume 13, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 1-36


  In recent years Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iran has many practitioners and visitors, so it becomes one of the main aspects of Shiite identity and Iranian religiosity actions. Relying on a case study of discourses and representations of Arbaeen pilgrimage, we try to understand Arbaeen pilgrimage as a social ...  Read More

Causes and consequences of social apathy: Case study of Ilam Province citizens

A. Feizolahi; K. Kamarbeigi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 151-179


  Apathy is a passive activity in which individuals avoid active engagement and altruism while lacking interest in or concern about social problems. This paper aims to analyze social apathy in Ilam province and find its causes and consequences. The study was conducted by a qualitative method according ...  Read More

Higher Education
A aurvey of the living experiences of professors and students in virtual classes during COVID-19: A case study of Kurdistan University

F. Azizi; Z. Mohammadi Bolbanabad; H. Bagheri

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 119-149


  Conducted as a phenomenological qualitative research, the present study aims to explore the lived experiences of university professors and students with online classes during the Covid-19 pandemic. The statistical population consists of all the professors and students of the University of Kurdistan who ...  Read More

Language and Literature
The dominance of shame or sin-oriented culture in the Iranian society

R. Pishghadam; A. Firooziyan Pour Esfahani; A. Firooziyan Pour Esfahani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 95-130


  Shame and guilt, as universal and self-conscious emotions, exist in every aspect of our every-day lives. These two feelings effectively enhance the process of human socialization; they normally occur as a response to a negative evaluation of the self, which is typically based on societal standards. The ...  Read More

Challenges of religion and music in contemporary Iran (1971-2018); A historical research

H. Sarvi; H. Mohaddesi Gilvaei; R. Samim

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 1-37


  This paper discusses the government's view on contemporary Iranian music as well as the relationship between religion and art during the years 1971 to 2018. Thus, the relationship between the two institutions of religion and art was examined through sociological perspectives. For that matter, qualitative ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Sociology
Preconditions for Good Governance in Social Media with Emphasis on Accountability: A Grounded Theory (GT) Study

Hamidreza Emadi; SeyedAlireza Afshani; Hossein Eslami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 August 2022


  This study employed grounded theory (GT) to qualitatively explore the preconditions for good governance in social media with an emphasis on accountability. The study sample consisted of 20 media activists and social media managers who were selected using a theoretical or purposive sampling strategy. ...  Read More

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