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The Legal Debate on the Phenomenon of ‘White Marriages’ in Contemporary Iran

Magdalena Rodziewicz

privacy and respect for the private space of another man in Iranian culture takes different forms. The term harim itself comes from the Arabic root h-r-m , which can express the meaning of what is forbidden, restricted and sacred, a space that should be

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Every Dog Has Its Day

New Patterns in Pet Keeping in Iran

Anahita Grisoni and Marjan Mashkour

’ personal observations, and aims to take into consideration the structuring elements of the Iranian culture and the diversity of the cases. In this way, question 1 includes the different possible sources of the dog’s origins: Arrival: In what circumstances

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Everyday Diplomacy

Introduction to Special Issue

Magnus Marsden, Diana Ibañez-Tirado, and David Henig

: University of California Press . 10.1525/9780520947573 Bateson , M. 1979 . ‘This Figure of Tinsel’: A Study of Themes of Hypocrisy and Pessimism in Iranian Culture . Daedalus 11 ( 1 ): 125 – 134 . Barth , F. 1959 . Segmentary Opposition and

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Schemata in the Graphic Novel Persepolis

Accommodation, Combination, Integration

Fredrik Strömberg

, ‘Children's Drawings in Egypt’, 17. 118 Cf. Cohn, The Visual Language of Comics , 34. 119 Bolter and Grusin, ‘Remediation’, 339. 120 Manya Saadi-Nejad, ‘Mythological Themes in Iranian Culture and Art: Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives

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The Interaction between Language and Ritual in the Pilgrimage of Shabe-Arus (Wedding Night)

An Anthropological Comprehension of the Mystical and Transnational Role of the Persian Language in Konya, Turkey

Alireza Hassanzadeh and Somayeh Karimi

calamity and death (see Kuhn 2013: 83 ). The mystical context of the Wedding Night ritual is one of the best examples of a multisensory atmosphere in which ritual and literature (Persian language) are linked. In other perspectives of Iranian culture, in