Culture and Cultural Production in Iran: past and Present
The play and the conference has been funded by the Honeyman Foundation, School of Modern Languages and Institute of Iranian Studies
Play + Q & A (19.00-22.00)
The event is free, but booking is essential.
Please contact Saeed Talajooy (firstname.lastname@example.org) to book a seat.
A play by “Daritsche” Theatre Group
در حضور باد
In the Presence of the Wind (Bahram Beyzaie)
Director: Niloofar Beyzaie
Cast: Behrokh Babai, Manutscher Radin, Farhang Kassraei
Venue: Barron Theatre. 91 North Street | St andrews KY16 9AD
Performed in Persian as part of the Conference on Culture and Cultural Production in Iran
The play opens in the middle of a discussion among three people about the high values and importance of “reconciliation” and “unity”. During the discussion one of the characters plays an intermediary role while they are all trying to identify who is responsible for the contradictory problems their society. Each considers himself as the better human being. Meanwhile they gradually become more brutal in their behaviors towards each other …
نمایش در میانه ی بحثی میان سه نفر درمورد اهمیت «تفاهم» و «آشتی» آغاز می شود. یکی از سه نفر نقش میانجی را به عهده می گیرد. هر یک بدنبال«مقصر» تناقضات موجود در جامعه می گردد و خود را بهتر و انسان تر از دیگران توصیف می کند. هر چه بحث پیشتر می رود، برخورد آنها با یکدیگرخشن تر می شود و
The play and the conference has been funded by the Honeyman Foundation, School of Modern Languages (University of St Andrews), and Institute of Iranian Studies (University of St Andrews).
The Honeyman foundation was established by the generosity of A.M. (Sandy) Honeyman, a former Professor in the University of St Andrews in 1985 with the aim of encouraging education and research in general and study of Middle Eastern languages and cultures, in particular.