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Kamran Sharafshahi
17 Jan 2015 - 22:16

An Islamic award similar to Nobel Prize Establishing needed

 

IBNA- Necessity to establish an award similar to Nobel Prize for the World of Islam is a suggestion made by Iranian researcher Mohammad Reza Zaeri (PhD). The poet Kamran Sharafshahi has points on this issue.

 
Harvard’s Director of Comparative Literature Department due in Tehran
16 Jan 2015 - 22:17

Harvard’s Director of Comparative Literature Department due in Tehran

 

IBNA- David Damrosch, an outstanding theorist on comparative literature and Harvard University professor is due to arrive in Iran to participate in the Meeting of Comparative Literature at Tehran University.

 
54thExhibition of Antique Books will display Hafez book
15 Jan 2015 - 23:58

54thExhibition of Antique Books will display Hafez book

 

IBNA- A rare version of Hafez collected poems (Divan) will be displayed in Stuttgart Exhibition of Antique Books in suggested price of 150 million Rls. by Sulmy, an Italian collector.

 
Hafez’s status in English Language countries will be studied
15 Jan 2015 - 16:26

Hafez’s status in English Language countries will be studied

 

IBNA- The status of legendary Iranian classic poet and mystic Hafez in English Language countries will be studied at a meeting scheduled to be held today in the Iranian House of Humanities Thinkers.

 
International Quran Foundation will be established
15 Jan 2015 - 15:18

International Quran Foundation will be established

 

IBNA- On the occasion of signing an agreement between the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and the Islamic Propagation Organization, the establishment of the International Quran Foundation in the near future was announced.

 
Bratislava International Competition displays children’s books illustrations
14 Jan 2015 - 23:48

Bratislava International Competition displays children’s books illustrations

 

IBNA- Iranian illustrators may submit their works to the International Exhibition of Children’s Books Illustrators Bratislava (BIB) until February 19, 2015.

 
There are great cultural similarities between Iran and Turkey
14 Jan 2015 - 20:50

There are great cultural similarities between Iran and Turkey

 

IBNA- At a meeting with Mahmoud Erol Ghilich, the Secretary General of the International Union of Islamic Countries, Iranian Salehi Amiri referred to common cultural roots between the two countries and emphasized the necessity to develop cultural relations.

 
‘Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi’ to be unveiled
14 Jan 2015 - 00:04

‘Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi’ to be unveiled

 

IBNA- The book ‘Face to Face with Asghar Farhadi, authored by Esmaeil Mihandoust published by Roshangaran Publication Institute will be unveiled.

 
Small number of critique journals rings the alarm: Jaliseh
13 Jan 2015 - 17:08

Small number of critique journals rings the alarm: Jaliseh

 

IBNA– Acting head of Iran’s Book House, Majid Gholami Jaliseh, said that this institute focuses on oral and written criticism and the small number of critique magazines rings the alarm in the cultural community.

 
Reading Nobel Laureates works program focuses on Octavio Paz
13 Jan 2015 - 12:57

Reading Nobel Laureates works program focuses on Octavio Paz

 

IBNA- Following programs on reading the works of Nobel Laureates, Tehran's Book City, the organizer of these programs will hold a special meeting on considering the poetry of the prominent Mexican poet and author Octavio Paz.

 
Qatar confirmed participation at Tehran International Book Fair
13 Jan 2015 - 00:00

Qatar confirmed participation at Tehran International Book Fair

 

IBNA- On the third day of the 25th Doha International Book Fair in Qatar, Hamad Al-kuwari (PhD), Qatar’s Culture Minister, attended Iran’s stand announcing the active participation of Qatar at the forthcoming Tehran International Book Fair.

 
Iranian publishers attend Book Fair in Doha
12 Jan 2015 - 23:40

Iranian publishers attend Book Fair in Doha

 

IBNA- In the 25th Doha International Book Fair which will run until January 17, 2015 in Qatar, Iranian cultural institutions attended on invitation to introduce the publishing industry in Iran.

 
Key works by Borges to be considered in Tehran
12 Jan 2015 - 23:11

Key works by Borges to be considered in Tehran

 

IBNA- The new round of the World Literature Workshops in Tehran have been organized by the Iranian Artists Forum as a program to consider seven key works by the leading Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges.

 
Sahab researched the oriental studies beginning since crusades
11 Jan 2015 - 23:40

Sahab researched the oriental studies beginning since crusades

 

IBNA– January 11 marks the 58th anniversary of death of Professor Abolghasem Sahab, the outstanding Iranian scholar and founder of Sahab Geographic and Cartographic Institute who researched the beginning of oriental studies.

 
50 books published in Iran-Iraq common heritage congress
11 Jan 2015 - 19:59

50 books published in Iran-Iraq common heritage congress

 

IBNA- Secretary of the First International Congress of the Common Heritage of Iran and Iraq announced the publication of 50 books saying: “We are content, even if these 50 books are our only achievements.”

 
Iranian Artists Forum holds meeting on comparative/international literature
11 Jan 2015 - 19:28

Iranian Artists Forum holds meeting on comparative/international literature

 

IBNA- The first meeting from the series of programs on comparative literature, titled “Comparative Literature and International Literature” was held in the Iranian Artists Forum today.

 
Books published by Iran’s Book House welcomed at Qom fair
11 Jan 2015 - 00:29

Books published by Iran’s Book House welcomed at Qom fair

 

IBNA- Over 20 volumes of books offered by Iran’s Book House at Qom International Religious Book Fair which have all become bestsellers and greatly welcomed by the public.

 
The book ‘Amir Kabir’ by Rafsanjani reprinted
10 Jan 2015 - 23:32

The book ‘Amir Kabir’ by Rafsanjani reprinted

 

IBNA- “Iran would have made great progress had it not been for the removal of Amir Kabir by colonizing foreign powers,” says Rafsanjani about Amir Kabir, an Iranian reformist Prime minister in 19th century.

 
Aydin Aghdashloo (first row, third from right)
9 Jan 2015 - 23:52

Aghdashloo: Painting and writing shape my humming in solitude

 

IBNA- The aroma of tea, smell of paper and the image of master; Aydin Aghdashloo has come back to Iran. Long queues, on Thursday, in front of Tak Asar Gallery proved that the master is unforgettable, here or abroad.

 
Cataloging Iranian and Islamic manuscripts in St. Petersburg
9 Jan 2015 - 17:53

Cataloging Iranian and Islamic manuscripts in St. Petersburg

 

IBNA- A thousand Iranian and Islamic manuscripts are being cataloged at the Institute of Manuscripts in St. Petersburg, Russia, by the effort of the Iranian cultural attaché and with the assistance of Hossein Mottaqi, an Iranian expert on hand-written manuscripts.