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)

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.

Editor-in-Chief Lecture Intercultural Communications
Intercultural Communication

Hassan Bashir

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 5-7


  The intercultural communication is one of the important fields of communication, which requires more research and attention due to the expansion of intercultural philosophical studies. One of the reasons for the importance of this field is the formation of various communications that play an essential ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
Intercultural communication competence in Persian language teaching classes: The perspective of non-Iranian learners

Amirreza Vakilifard; Elham Abbasijokandan

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 7-34


  Considering the paramount influence of culture on linguistic communication among human beings, the expansion of intercultural communication competence in learners in the process of language learning is highly imperative. Due to the lack of field research on this subject, the present study intends to ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
Reasons for intensified distance between the followers of different religions and sects in Sistan and Baluchestan Province

El. Shirdel; Sh. Zarbi Ghalehhammami

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 35-63


  The study emphasizes the exacerbated areas of conflict and distance between religions and sects in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. Within the framework of a qualitative study and based on the grounded theory, interviews were conducted with 25 residents of the province over ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
An analysis of the identity network of youths from five ethnic groups of Azeri, Kurdish, Turkmen, Baloch and Arab

M. Movahed; E. Hamidizadeh; M. Aligoo

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 65-96


  The phenomena, through which, a person knows himself and others is an identity. The purpose of this study is to investigate the situation and analyze identity networks of youths from different ethnicities as well as to understand their complexities and priorities. Highlighting these networks can help ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
The semantic construction of Afghan immigrant women in the contemporary fictional literature of Afghanistan: A case study of nonfiction border from the collection of short stories Why Shouldn’t Make Darkness My God?

M. Rahimi; S. Faeghi; S.R. Mortazavi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 97-127


  Nonfiction is a new type of narrative literature influenced by the praxis of cultural-political discourses in the representation of reality. The dominant discourse seeks to display its desired patterns of action and life, with fictional literature being one of its channels. This study was conducted with ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
An analysis of dimensions of intercultural communication in interaction: Case study of foreign students at Al-Mustafa University in Mashhad

A. Hoseinzadeh

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 129-155


  The presence of foreign students in Iran is one of the most important platforms where one can understand the depth and dimensions of intercultural communication. Such a communication includes interpersonal, intertextual, intersubjective and interactive ones leading to common understanding and connection ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Intercultural Communications
A comparative discourse analysis of Persian and Azeri Turkish versions of "Salam Farmandeh" with intercultural communication approach

A. Abbaszadeh; H. Bashir; S.M. Emami

Volume 17, Issue 1 , April 2024, Pages 183-157


  The hymn "Salam Farmandeh" was a phenomenon that was reproduced in at least 35 copies in different languages and dialects less than a year after its first launch in Iran. From the perspective of an intercultural communication that can be seen as a cultural phenomenon, this anthem was also reproduced ...  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

Sociology of Music
A Synthesis of the Encounter Between Tradition and Modernity in Iranian Classical Music; Case Study of Chavosh Ensemble

M. Mokhtari; M.R. Azadehfar

Volume 14, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 69-99


  The central enquiry of the present study is how modern and traditional discourses of revolution influenced in shaping, living and dying Chavosh in the context of Iranian traditional music? In this study, we try to adopt an analytical method with a descriptive approach to examine the process of formation ...  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

Cyberspace and Metaverse Culture
The cultural impact of artificial intelligence development on social media in Iran

M. Rajabi; M.S. Nasrollahi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 95-125


  The future challenges of artificial intelligence, especially in the relationship between humans and intelligent systems or technologically advanced machines as well as the power of its functions in social media, are a cause of concern whose cultural impacts have been presented after further investigation. ...  Read More

The circumstances and factors contributing to the development of good governance in social media with a focus on transparency component: A grounded theory study

H. Emadi; S.A. Afshani; H. Eslami

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 49-78


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

Scientific Research Manuscript Social Sciences and Communications
The requirements of cultural changes through fame in cyberspace

M.A. Taleghani; S. Sharifi; M. Shahnoshi; R. Ebrahimzadeh Dastjerdi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  Managing cultural changes in the virtual space is inevitable since it is a place of conflict between power flows, especially the reputation system. Achieving desirable and sustainable cultural changes requires attention to changeability requirements. It means that ignoring these requirements can affect ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Social Sciences and Communications
‌Fame on social networks: A study of the reasons and consequences of getting famous on Instagram

S. Koohestani; F. Alikhah; N. Ofoghi; H. Hallajzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  With the emergence of new social media networks, the mechanisms of gaining fame have undergone massive transformations. Today, users have attained the opportunity to reach fame, which was not easily accessible before. In this regard, due to its easy-to-use capabilities and high popularity among users, ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Social Sciences and Communications
Introduction and implementation of the multimodal critical discourse analysis method: The analysis of one of the most popular child-centered Iranian Instagram page

Z. Majdizade; A. Ravadrad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  Instagram texts need to be analyzed from a multimodal perspective because a large part of it on this social media platform is conveyed to the audience through images. The multimodal critical discourse analysis approach, like others, focuses on power and ideology concepts, as well as the context involved ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Theory and Criticism
The popular music band, BTS in Iran: A deep research

E. Shaghasemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  The rise of the Korean music group, BTS, has been nothing short of phenomenal, captivating global audiences with their unique blend of pop, hip-hop, and rhythm and blues (R&B). Since they have been able to effectively employ elements from religion, their success extends beyond mere musical prowess, ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript Art and Aestetics
The house of the superhero in the view of the cinema; Analyzing the concept of home from the perspective of Marvel and DC superhero cinema (from 2008 to 2023)

Kimiya Hedayati; Ali Asgari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 September 2023


  The influential and powerful medium of cinema always tries to show the whole more realistically by connecting the story, character, and scene, and this issue is followed by the establishment of explicit and implicit signs in the buildings and cities' design process. This research is about finding the ...  Read More

Scientific Research Manuscript 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

Scientific Research Manuscript Cultural Studies
"Interpreting the Tataliti Community through the Lens of Late Subcultural Theory"

Mohamad Maghamianzadeh; seyyed mohammad mehdizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 May 2024


  Different approaches to the nature of congregations and how they interact with each other have played a central role in the conceptual development of the term subculture. From the period when some special youth groups were introduced in the works of Birmingham school thinkers with the name of subculture ...  Read More

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