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
Research cultures of humanities researchers in policy study institutes affiliated with the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

M. Farasatkhah

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2023, , Pages 1-30


  Structures at the macro level and researchers’ habits hinder the effectiveness of research in Iran. But this is not the end of the story since researchers struggle with these structural and contextual limitations leading to the establishment of a diverse research cultures. This article takes into ...  Read More

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
A sociological analysis of constructing a hero in social interactions as the social malingering: A case study of “A Hero” Movie

A. Isa Maleki; S.S. Beheshti

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 79-106


  This article aims to discover and divulge the hidden and obvious themes of social malingering in the actions of characters in the movie A Hero, by Asghar Farhadi. Since, according to some critics and thinkers, the content and themes of Iranian cinema have a deep connection with social issues and events, ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
From hospital to cemetery: An analysis of unfinished mourning during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sanandaj

F. Mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , January 2023, , Pages 153-183


  The present research, using a qualitative approach, tries to examine the shaping components of unfinished mourning during the covid-19 pandemic in the city of Sanandaj. To achieve this goal, the concepts of worry, guilt, meaningful-meaningless death confrontation, the mental suffering of victims’ ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Teaching cultural studies in Iran: Obstacles, experiences and recommendations

M.S. Zokaei

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 1-29


  Knowledge and perspective about cultural studies have been debated extensively in the global academic spaces and partly within Iran. However, the pedagogical requirements of this tradition have rarely been a topic for discussion. As a matter of fact, cultural studies’ project inevitably requires ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Beyond just a camping: studying the effect of commencement camp on Bipolarization of sociocultural and religious spaces of Sharif University of Technology over the past two decades

M.H Badamchi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 67-105


  Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, the commencement camp in the beginning of the new academic year was considered to be one of the unique and distinct traditions of the Sharif University of Technology. This paper is the product of a research designed to study the impact of holding such an event on the ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
A qualitative study of the prevalence of the notion of cultural collapse among the elites: myth or reality?

H. Naderi; M.A. Mousavi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , October 2022, , Pages 139-170


  Culture, as one of the main components of any social system, has always been exposed to all kinds of reflexivity, and one such case of ideation is related to the promotion of the notion of collapse by the elites. The purpose of this article is to examine what cultural collapse is, and to identify the ...  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

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

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

Cultural Studies
A study on the sense of attachment, with a phenomenological view of place: Interpretation of people’s existential experiences

M. Aznab; S.J. Mousavi; J. Honarvar

Volume 15, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 23-41


  Place and the sense of attachment to a place are among the topics that are considered in this study in which people are shown to have internal relationship with the environment. In fact, the feeling of belonging and attachment to a place play a decisive role in any situation and space, in order to benefit ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Investigating Iranians’ ethos during the famine of World War I using a qualitative fuzzy method

A. Ghasemi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 69-95


  The Iranians’ Ethos is one of the issues that have been taken into account by researchers in recent decades. This article takes up the issue using a fuzzy method and attempts to show that ethos like many other concepts is fuzzy. For that purpose, break points and sensitive historical events were ...  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
Socio-cultural analysis of urban photography based on auditory perception

M. Hasanpur

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 27-55


  Auditory perception is one of the most important human senses, which is intertwined with the feeling of one’s presence in lived life. The analytical properties of sound not only are present in sound physics but also extend to its virtual metaphors. Photographs as a historical document as well as ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Finance Culture: An Analysis of Cultural Perception of Money among the Young Generation

N. Fazeli; S. Sharifi; M. Talaei

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2021, , Pages 85-117


  The economic actors` behavior could not be understood in isolation, without considering the influence of cultural factors. Although there has been less attention paid to the role of culture in economic activism, it is of strategic importance, especially among the youth because culture can affect their ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Cultural Categories of Distribution of Iranian National Music

P. Javadzadeh; M. Kowsari; M. Ameri Shahrabi; A. Abtahi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 71-93


  Among the three main domains of production, distribution and consumption, Iranian national music has specifically received little attention from contemporary researchers. Music has a special place in the Iranian culture since it is shaped by historical and biocultural experiences of this society. But ...  Read More

Psychology, Video Games
An investigation into the educational implications of Sponge Bob Animation from the perspective of the negating and requirement of the six areas of education

Z. Tasviri; Z. Athari

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 95-123


  Due to the sensitive conditions of childhood and the fact that one of the most popular and influential types of media for children is animation, it is inevitable to study the effects of observing animations in the education of this period. The present study was conducted to investigate the negation and ...  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
The function of textiles in the tntangible cultural heritage of Gilan province; Case study of mourning and feast rituals

N. Shahidi; A. Rahmani; S. Samanian; S.A. Seyyedi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 157-185


  The customs and rituals of the people of Gilan province are part of their intangible identity and heritage, which are studied in this article in two areas of mourning and feasts. Textiles can always have different uses in these rituals, and the study of textiles in the rituals of the province determines ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Proposing a media literacy model for teenage girls addicted to Instagram

M. Mehrban; E. Shahghasemi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 147-167


  The world is experiencing a change at a rapid space with ever-increasing innovation and development in information and communications technologies. In fact, the modern world is controlled by the media, and many human relationships are driven by new technologies, especially social media which is growing ...  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
Making “self” at the Student Sub-world

M. Kolahi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , June 2020, , Pages 209-239


  Main question of this research is how “self” is made during the “Student stage” of life? Most researches consider self-making process as the result of the efforts of socialization agents and important active role of the student is neglected. The results of our research showed ...  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