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)
Cultural Studies
Cultural and livelihood impacts on the physical and biolospatial formation of traditional houses in Paveh

J. Honarvar; M. Rostami; M. Aznab; F. Taheri Sarmad

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 151-175


  Native design of buildings is a branch of architecture based on local needs and available materials that reflect regional traditions. The city of Paveh in the northwestern Iranian province of Kermanshah has many valuable buildings, with some dating back to more than three thousand years which are stepped-type ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
The spiritual pathway of Muharram mourning in Persian cities; A case study of Ardabil

S.Y. Khatami; S.A. Safavi; S.M. Khatami

Volume 14, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 131-162


  Muharram commemoration to remember sacrifices made by Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and his companions is one of the special and deep-rooted Islamic events, tied to spirituality for centuries. These processions are often held in specific routes or ‘mourning pathways. These ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
The interaction of lifestyle and housing and their reflection in the interior spaces: Case study of Armenians’ houses in Tehran

A. Babakhani; A. Yazdanfar; S. Norouzian-Maleki

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 155-189


  In a minority society, culture is more tangible and locates the individual in the larger society. So far, in terms of Armenian lifestyle (in housing) and dealing with it closely, few studies have been conducted. The present study is based on the principle that one of the main pillars of housing quality ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
University and Everyday Culture of Cities; Aesthetic Interaction and Voluntary Services of Planning Departments

F. Samanpour; N. Barakpour; M. Farasatkhah

Volume 12, Issue 3 , June 2020, , Pages 29-59


  In recent decades universities are pushed to provide services to commercial or governmental stakeholders rather than the civil society. In Iran, even, the commercial services have not developed satisfactorily. In this situation a strategy for promoting the position of universities is to provide voluntary ...  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

Cultural Studies
Social production of urban space; Case study of the Nowbahar Park in Kermanshah Province

M. Ezati; S. Gholipour; H. Moradkhani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 131-162


  This paper is to explore the mechanism of social production of Nowbahar Park in Kermanshah city. The theoretical approach is based on Henry Lefebvre's opinions on production of space. The study method is ethnography and in addition data collection techniques: observation, interviews, examination of documents ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Marginalization of Kahrizak: A genealogical study of Kahrizak spatial production processes

A. Heydari; M. Mohajerani

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 163-184


  Understanding of urban life influenced by the conventional pathological logic has led to the perception of what is known as “Suburbanization” as something outside the city and as islands separate from the center. Kahrizak, as one of the suburban districts of Tehran, has strongly entangled ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
The Role of Social Capital in adherence to civic culture among the citizens of the city of Kermanshah

H. Heidarkhani

Volume 11, Issue 2 , July 2018, , Pages 51-78


  Culture of citizenship in the form of values and norms that reflect the modern lifestyle and shaping human interaction in the context of collective life and the overall ability of the acquisition, defined and according to the new community is important. Given the importance of civic culture, this ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Identify Factors Contributing to the Enhancement of the City’s Identity and Increasing Citizens’ Sense of Belonging in the Design of Cultural and Administrative Buildings (Case Study: Rasht)

Mahsa Safarnejad; Amirreza Karimi Azar; Hamzeh Ghalamalizade

Volume 9, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 1-32


  Identity preservation in the design of the built environment and trying to manifested in today buildings of the most important objectives in architecture, because the most important factor is the transfer of identity among the citizens. However, the process of globalization has reduced the possibility ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
A Study on Emotional Valence of the Relation between Tourists and Host in Mashhad

Hamed Bakhshi; Ameneh Akhlaghi; S. Mohammad Baqer Hosseini; S. Mohamadnaghi Mousavi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 33-58


  The research is conducted to “describe the emotional valence of the relation between tourists and host in Mashhad”. Using the secondary analysis method, the researchers have used data from “assessment of pilgrims’ attitudes about Mashhad residents and service providers” ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Understanding Time and Problem Solving Experience: A Case Study of the Invisible Police

Amir Khorasani; Mogammadsaeed Zokaee

Volume 9, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 133-163


  In this paper we will explore the relation between the actors’ understanding of time and the problem solving strategies in a complicated situation. Drawing on ethnography and conversation analysis we will focus on the institutional interaction order governing the scenes these movies exhibit. Using ...  Read More

Liminal Identity of Gypsies in Tehran

Samareh Safikhani; S. Yaghoub Mousavi; Ghanbar Ali Rajablou

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2016, , Pages 1-29


  In this Paper, through the analysis of the narrations of the Roma, the presence of Gypsies community in Tehran was studied. The liminal identity of Gypsies has been explained based on their four most frequent interactional behaviors four interact more frequent in recent times; namely four cycles of beggingconsumption, ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
The Relationship Between Death and Religion in Cultural Scripts on Death and Dying Among the Sample of Tehran Residents

Sare Mazinani Shariati; Reza TaslimiTehrani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2016, , Pages 91-117


  This article aims at understanding ordinary Tehran residents’ attitudes towards Death and Dying and recognizes the relationship between Death and Religion in their thoughts. Using Grounded Theory as method and semi structured interview as a technique, we reached to nine different Cultural scripts ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Urban Regeneration, City Image of Tehran and Alienation

Somayeh Shalchi; Marzieh Shojaee; Hamidreza Farhangi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 1-32

  In city planning, a fundamental point is to evaluate the city image. The concept of city image is multidimensional. This study evaluate the city image of Tehran and its consequences. Tehran regenerates for many years. This modernization process creates new city image, urban identity and new relationship ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Lovers and City A Study about Youth and Uses of Public Spaces

Fardin Alikhah; Masomeh Shadmanfaat

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 149-176


  There has been a huge concern about the manner of confrontations of different social groups with urban public spaces within urban scholars. Among these social groups, young people have been particularly important. Because they have a tangible presence in the city's public spaces and social life of the ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
The conspicuous consumption of luxury goods in the everyday life of leisured classed women in Sanandaj

jamal mohamadi; Shaghayegh Binandeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 December 2023


  The main purpose of this research is to conduct a qualitative study, namely grounded theory, on how a specific kind of femininity is constructed through the consumption of luxury goods. To gain this purpose, the everyday consuming activities of women in leisure classes in Sanandaj would be studied. Historically, ...  Read More