Iran is undergoing a period of socio-political transformation joined to a cultural space that despite binding censorship regulations, circumnavigates restrictive bans and, in the world of film, generates award winning, critically acclaimed masterpieces. In the course of this two-day conference, participants will investigate cinema in Iran as part of Iran’s rich media and cultural ecology. The conference brings together international scholars on topics, which explore:
To register for this conference, please send an email to irancinema(at)asc.upenn.edu
About the conference:
This event is sponsored by the Iran Media Program at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (www.iranmediaresearch.org), with support from the Free University of Berlin and George Washington University.
The Iran Media Program is a collaborative network designed to enhance the understanding of Iran's media ecology. Our goal is to strengthen a global network of Iranian media scholars and practitioners (the Iran Media Scholars Network) and to contribute to Iran's civil society and the wider policy-making community by providing a more nuanced understanding of the role of media and the flow of information in Iran.
Supported by the ICI Berlin.
Venue: ICI Berlin