history of civilizations


Staff Objectives Seminars
Committees General Activities

Staff

   Director:      Dr. Reza Shabani
   Secretary:   Ali Mohammad Tarafdrai

Committees

  1. History of Ancient Iranian Civilization

  2. History of Islamic Civilization

  3. History of Post-Islamic Iranian Civilization

Objectives 

  • Preparing the groundwork for dialogue among all recognized civilizations of the world

  • Conducting research on Iranian culture and civilization, and its influence in the world, specifically during the Islamic era

General Activities

  • Reviewing the civic history of Iran and other countries of old civilizations in the world

  • Inviting other countries’ distinguished scholars of History and History of Civilization to attend specialized seminars and lectures
  • Launching offices of the Dept. of History of Civilizations in Universities of Shiraz, Mashhad and Tabriz
  • Proposing translation of books on civilizational relations between Iran and other countries during the history and the wide influences of other civilizations on that of Iran and vice versa
  • Recommending theses material with regard to the History of Civilizations to PhD and MA students
  • Holding local lectures on different aspects of the history of Civilizations of Iran and the world, and their role in the promotion of dialogue among civilizations
  • Holding monthly gatherings to discuss top issues of the day, important events and figures of the history of Iran, and to present the civilizational picture of Iran at different times

Seminars

  • International seminar of "Iran and West from each other's point of view in the 19th century" (to be held in the winter of 2002)