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Scholars Will Review Common Roots Between Iran, Armenia

Scholars Will Review Common Roots Between Iran, ArmeniaScholars Will Review Common Roots Between Iran, Armenia

‘Mythological and Linguistic Commonalities between Iran and Armenia’ are to be discussed on July 25 at Nazargah Art Gallery in Tehran.

The meeting is organized under the auspices of NAZAR Research Center for Art, Architecture and Urbanism that also has a laboratory and publishing house in Tehran, Memar News ( reported.

Based on a systematic approach to research and production of knowledge, the center started work after approval from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in 2002 and was endorsed by the Council of Higher Education in 2004.

Nazargah Art Gallery, the venue of the meeting, is also one of the affiliated facilities of the research center. It is located at No. 23, Dr. Qarib Street, Azadi Avenue.

The seminar starts at 2 pm and will run for two hours. It will be attended by author, semiotician and art researcher Ali Nikoui. The event is named after the article he is to present: ‘Mythological and Linguistic Commonalities between Iran and Armenia.’

Another article to be discussed at the meeting is ‘Armenia in Transition from Parthian Empire (247 BC-224 AD) to Sassanid (224-651 AD).’ It will be presented by its author Mohammad Kalhor, a historian and faculty member of Tehran Azad University.

A roundtable is planned with the participation of Nasser Barati, an expert and researcher in urban development from College of Architecture and Urban Development, Imam Khomeini International University in Qazvin along with architect Seyed Amir Mansouri from Tehran University, with expertise in landscape architecture.

Another participant in the roundtable is Shohreh Javadi, Ph. D. who is an assistant professor of history of art at Tehran University. She is the chairperson of Science and History of Art Group at NAZAR Research Center.

The group is tasked with the study of art and pursues research work in history, archeology, sociology, psychology and the history of religions.

It is focused on the foundations of culture and civilization, particularly in the Orient. The group aims to reinforce and develop the theoretical knowledge of art by combining the opinions and criticisms of art specialists.

The meeting is open to the public.


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