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11/20/05

"Globalization and Art: Iran and Asia Minor" seminar to open in Tehran

TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (Mehr News Agency) -- The seminar "Globalization and Art: Iran and Asia Minor" will open on November 21 at the Niavaran Artistic Creations Foundation.

Several Iranian and Turkish experts and scholars are invited to participate in the two-day event to discuss issues such as cultural affinities between Iran and Turkey, the artistic and cultural role of Turkey in Europe, and Turkey's role in the art and culture of the Islamic world.

The influence of globalization on the production of artworks in Turkey, the role of technology in promoting art, modern communications, and safeguarding local cultures, cultural invasions in Turkey, and the global art of Turkey are also among the topics to be reviewed.

The event is being cosponsored by the Academy of Arts, the Islamic Communication and Relations Organization (ICRO), and Ankara University.

The Academy of Arts had previously held seminars on globalization and art focusing on Japan and India.

... Payvand News - 11/20/05 ... --



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