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Wednesday, 23 June 2010 04:13

The 2nd International Seminar on Religion and Theater will be held, November 18-19 in Tehran, Iran. The seminar will be focusing on origins of religion and theater, relation between religion and theater and their influence on one another. Hereby, you are invited to participate in seminar by submitting research/scientific paper.

Current place of religion in theater

Theater and metaphysic in modern society
Identity crisis and its reflection in modern theater
Human loneliness and anxiety in modern plays
Reflections of religious rituals and rites in theater
Exploring basic characteristics of religious theater

1-    Papers on religion and theater will be admitted. However, the priority will be given to essays related to the topics.
2-    A summary of papers must be submitted to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   to the office of the seminar not later than August 16th of 2010.
3-    Travel fares (air fare) and accommodation (hotel, food, and services) will be borne by organizers.
4-    Authors of the admitted papers who also give a lecture will receive $500 (dollars) each.
5-    The headquarters of seminar may organize lectures in art universities in Tehran for the interested participants. The lecturers will be paid separately.
6-    Guests and participants are invited to take part in Haghighat ( truth) Theater Festival. The theater festival will take place in Tehran from November 20-28. Accommodations will be borne by the seminar.
7- Top papers will be published in Persian and English.

1-    Submission of abstracts and application forms by August 25
2-    Admitted abstracts will be announced by September 6.
3-    Papers must be sent by September 27.
4-    Admitted papers will be announced by October 7.
5-    Seminar will be held on November 18-19, 2010.

Dr. Mehdi Hamed-Saghaian
Chair of the 2nd International Seminar of Religion and Theater
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