IBNA- A two-day conference on two legendary Asian thinkers and poets, Iranian Sa’di and Chinese Confucius will be held at China’s Northwest University on January 8 and 9.
IBNA- Islamic Studies Foundation in Russia in collaboration with Institute of Oriental Studies affiliated to Russian Academy of Sciences published the book ‘Muslims in the New History of the Russian Empire’.
IBNA – In a meeting with Iranian Cultural Attaché to Iraq, the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education Abdul Razzaq al-Issi called for decentralization of Persian language training in Baghdad and teaching it throughout his country.
IBNA - In the unveiling ceremony of the exquisite printing of the Holy Quran, Director of Nashr-e No Publications said that compiling a Quran with multiple translations facilitates the use of old translations in literary texts.
IBNA- At the opening ceremony of Algeria’s Culture Week in Tehran, Culture Minister Salehi Amiri stressed that Algeria has always had a good relation with us and means a great deal to Iran.
IBNA– In a meeting held for the 2nd Festival of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) titled “Inscription of Salawat”, acclaimed filmmaker Majid Majidi said that the need to address the tradition of the Prophet seems necessary.
IBNA - Closing ceremony of the 1st Iran’s Regional Book of the Year Award for the books on Iranian and Islamic studies in Russian speaking countries was held on December 1 in Moscow.
IBNA- A Senior Iranian theologian the Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Abd ul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili who was the author of several significant books on Shia jurisprudence passed away in Laleh Hospital in Tehran. He was 91.
IBNA- At a ceremony, the Association of Cultural Works and Luminaries in Tehran will commemorate the prominent French philosopher, orientalist and scholar of the Islamic and Iranian studies, the late Professor Henry Corbin.
IBNA- Associate Professor of the Department of Culture and Ancient Languages in Tehran University Mahmoud Jafari announced the publication of the book “Guide to Middle Persian inscriptions (Sassanid Pahlavi).
IBNA- In his travels to Iran, the French librarian and historian Henry-René d'Allemagne describes the mourning rites of Muharram including the heart-wrenching mourning scenes he witnessed at the ceremonies.
IBNA- In his travelogue, Italian author Pietro Della Valle who visited Iran in 1618 reported on the Ashura Ceremony held in our country describing rites and elements of the event from black wearing neighborhoods to mourning bands in cities.
IBNA- In his book, ‘Travels Through Northern Persia’ the young German Physician Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin describes the rituals of public mourning in Muharram he witnessed in Northern Iran during 1770s.
IBNA- The 4th edition of Commemoration Congress for Molana (Rumi) will be held with the slogan “Functional Mysticism in Line with Global Peace” on September at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran.
IBNA- Concurring with the beginning of the school year, Culture Minister Ali Jannati attended Alborz High School, and while talking about acquiring knowledge, said that nothing takes the place of reading books.
IBNA- Head of the secretariat of the 8th Farabi International Award Hossein Mirzayi said that deadline for submitting the works for participation at the international section of this event was extended to September 21.
IBNA- Tal’at Shari’at, a veteran journalist and translator of Arabic desk in Iran’s Book News Agency passed away due to cardiac arrest. She was 77.
IBNA- In his extensive travels, the prominent Iranian poet and philosopher Naser Khosrow was neither in pursuit of wealth, nor did he seek to gain knowledge; nothing was more important to him than finding the truth.
IBNA- The book ‘Globalization of Perceptible Cultural Heritage’ by Abdollah Nasrollahi studies the foundations of cultural works globalization and the reasons for the importance of this issue.
IBNA- The book ‘How the West Became the West’ by the Iranian scholar and author Sadegh Zibakalam argues that the West today is the result of developments such as Renaissance, Religious Reformation, Rationalism, Humanism and the Enlightenment and so forth.