National Library of Iran as a platform for community dialogue: an analysis of an experience

KHOSRAVI, Fariborz and AKBARI-DARYAN, Saeedeh (2019) National Library of Iran as a platform for community dialogue: an analysis of an experience. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2019 - Athens, Greece - Libraries: dialogue for change in Session 154 - Asia and Oceania.

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Abstract

National Library of Iran as a platform for community dialogue: an analysis of an experience

This paper reports an initiative by the National Library of Iran to make the library as a platform for intellectual elite to establish a dialogue on a wide range of cultural issues. Prominent authors, specialists from different fields come to the venue to discuss matters of interest. The initiative is a step toward the concept of library as a place. The programs include scientific, cultural, political, social discussions that organized in theorizing framework, free dialogue with presence of proponents and opponents as the round-table meetings.

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