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Number Seven Thousand Three Hundred and Eighty - 04 September 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Three Hundred and Eighty - 04 September 2023 - Page 8

News in Brief

Iran, Russia ink agreement

ilna– In a significant move aimed at fostering scientific and research cooperation in the field of cultural heritage, the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage & Tourism of Iran signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s renowned State Hermitage Museum.
The agreement, inked on September 2 in Russia, seeks to facilitate collaborative efforts between the two institutions in the realms of archaeology, architecture, conservation, history, and written heritage.
The MoU was signed with the goal of enhancing bilateral cooperation in a humanitarian and scholarly manner, as well as facilitating educational exchanges and sharing of expertise.
The agreement was signed by Mostafa Dehpahlavan, the president of the Iranian institute, and Mikhail Piotrovsky, the director of the State Hermitage Museum.
Interdisciplinary studies, archaeology, document archives, preservation, architectural restoration, landscapes and historic gardens, linguistics, anthropology, ethnography, and tourism were identified as key areas of mutual interest, all of which will be explored under the auspices of the newly-established partnership.
This collaboration promises to unlock a wealth of cultural knowledge and promote cross-cultural understanding.

Iran to hold conference on Parvin Etesami

irna–Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran is set to host the first international conference dedicated to the renowned contemporary poetess Parvin Etesami.
Scheduled for November 15, this significant literary gathering is a collaborative effort between Allameh Tabatab’i University and the Shahriar Foundation.
In response to overwhelming interest from authors and researchers, the deadline for paper submissions has been extended to November 6.
Born in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz in March 1907, Parvin died in Qom, situated 140 kilometers southwest of Tehran, in April 1941. Widely hailed as the most celebrated Iranian poet of the 20th century, Etesami’s poetry adheres to the classical Persian tradition in both form and substance.


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