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‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

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The book which has been translated into Persian by Aria Matin and Iman Bahirayi and released by the Research Center of Cultural and Social Studies in Tehran in 352 pages and 200 copies.  
 
Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. ‘What Are Universities For?’ offers a spirited and compelling argument for completely rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.
 
Stefan Collini challenges the common claim that universities need to show that they help to make money in order to justify getting more money. Instead, he argues that we must reflect on the different types of institution and the distinctive roles they play...

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‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ released‏ ‏

‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ released‏  ‏

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What distinguishes this concise book is its equal look to various periods of Iranian ‎history through 16 articles authored by a team of historians, linguists and Iranologists. ‎‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ has been translated into Persian by ‎Shahrbanou Saremi and released by Qoqnous Publishing in 488 pages and 1100 ‎copies.  ‎

Iranian history has long been a source of fascination for European and American ‎observers. The country’s ancient past preoccupied nineteenth-century historians and ‎archaeologists as they attempted to construct a unified understanding of the ancient ‎world. Iran’s medieval history has likewise preoccupied scholars who have long ‎recognized the Iranian plateau as a cultural crossroad of the world’s great civilizations...

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‎‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ at Iranian bookstores

‎‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ at Iranian bookstores

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In the bestselling, prize-winning ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe.
 
Now in ‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ which has been translated into Persian by Ghasem Kiani Moghaddam he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself.
 
Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories, is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.
 
A wonderful successor to ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’, this book will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence...

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‎"One Week with Chekhov" to be held online‎

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Russian literature with prominent authors and poets such as Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov has always gained the attention of Iranian readership. During the last 10 years, The Cultural Center of Tehran's Book City has established a bridge between Iranian and Russian literature and has held various culture and literature programs in both countries.
 
“The center has cooperated with many Russian universities literature centers and the Association of Moscow Writers and the Association of St. Petersburg Writers,” said deputy director of the Book City Institute Ali-Asqar Mohammad-Khani.
 
He added: “Several Iranian authors and playwrights such as Sadeq Hedayat, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, Simin Daneshvar, Houshang Golshiri and Akbar Radi have been influenced by Chekhov’s work...

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