Volume 17 (2024)
Volume 16 (2023)
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)
Educational Sciences, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences and Physical Education
Genealogy of imperfect construction of open education in Iran

A.A. Hedayati; M. Farajollahi; N. Fazeli; M.R. Sarmadi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 107-137


  Open education, in light of an amazing technological development, has transformed the educational system with changes in "educational culture" and an emphasis on the "learner-centered" principle. Since this has not been taken into account in Iran's educational system, the present article critically examines ...  Read More

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

Color as Political Matter: an Aesthetic-Linguistic Reflection

M. Azadbakht; A. Fahimiar; M.R. Tajik

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 57-83


  Color in its essence is not only color but a symbol of language, message, significance, art, power, resistance, and politics. In other words, color is a visual, communicative, and perceptual element that can stimulate or alleviate people's emotions and inner self, and change and direct their speeches ...  Read More

Iranian Historical – Religious TV Series’ Decoding by Sunnis’: A Case Study of Davoud Mirbagheri Works

Sayyed Bashir Hosseini; Mokhtar Jafari

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2016, , Pages 119-145


  The purpose of this article is to address the communication discourse of Iranian historical – religious TV series based on the decoding of Sunnis and it is determined to analyze the discourse of the most important historical – religious TV series of IRIB directed by Davoud Mirbagheri from ...  Read More

TV Series Narration of Free Will and Activism of Human Agency Case Study; »Could Happen to You« Series

Mahdi Montazer Ghaem; Zohre Alikhani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2015, , Pages 1-30


  Considering perennial relation of the masses with concepts of determinism and free will, the intrinsic importance of these concepts in the area of religion, as well as regarding the ability of media in constructing the masses’ narrative of existence and also taking into account relations between ...  Read More

Women`s Interpretations and Decoding of Television Soap Opera Case Study ;Women of Ilam and Faseleha Soap Opera

Jamal Mohammadi; Marysm karimi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , April 2011, , Pages 49-78


  This research is an attempt to study the interpretations and decodings of a soap opera called Faseleha by women of Elam. The theoretical approach of this research is that which has been developed in cultural studies to study television audiences. The main question is this: which ideas and values are ...  Read More

Orientalist Discourse in Western Media Representations of Iran

Hossein Pirnajmoddin; Seyyed Mohammad Marandi; Mohamadreza Adeli

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2010, , Pages 83-100


  This paper addresses the representations of the Muslim world, especially Iran, in Western media. These representations are traced back in orientalist discourse, one through which ‘knowledge’ is produced about the East which empowers the West to justify and maintain its dominance over its ...  Read More

Representation of Other;

Hossein Mirzaei; Amin Parvin

Volume 3, Issue 1 , April 2010, , Pages 77-105


  Studying “Otherness” and “Representation of Other” in cultural studies especially in Birmingham Cultural Studies School, has been a significant subject of Study and has been used for understanding self, society and the self culture. The “Oriental Studies” of Edward ...  Read More

Audiences and Television Soap Operas (Women’s Readings of Parvaz- Dar- Hobab)

Jamal Mohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2008, , Pages 79-110


  This research is an attempt to explain how audiences read and decode the dominant or preferred reading of television soap operas ( here, one of them named : Parvaz Dar Hobab ). The main problem of this research is that in what way TV soap operas prefer or make dominant some meanings, ideas and values ...  Read More