Office of Cultural Affairs, University of Tehran held “Under the Shelter of Fasting” program’s 1st workshop at FWS
May 26, 2014
The 1st workshop of “Under the Shelter of Fasting” program was held by the Office of Cultural Affairs of University of Tehran and the Faculty of World Studies in Hananeh Hall of the faculty on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Dr. Sayed Mohsen Fatemi, Professor of Harvard University, was the speaker at the workshop.
Many of the University’s students, faculty members, and employees attended the meeting where the board of directors of the Faculty of World Studies was also present. Sotoudeh Zibakalam, Ph.D. student of American Studies greeted the attendees and briefly introduced the main speaker.
Then, greeting the guests and wishing for their prayers to be accepted during the holy Ramadan, Dr. Saeid Reza Ameli, Dean of the Faculty of World Studies, said, “Discussing the lifestyles and life skills based on religious teachings is particularly important these days. Understanding these concepts is both positive, in terms of best understanding and mapping the path, and preventive.”
After this, Dr. Sayed Mohsen Fatemi, while expressing his gratification of being present in the first workshop at the Faculty of World Studies, began his speech about “Iranian-Islamic lifestyle and professional morality”, discussing individual and social psychology, the role of religious teachings in life, and strengthening family relations.
Professor of Harvard University commented on positive and negative factors in family relations, described the expression of love, connection, and awareness, and avoiding pride and disapproval to be, from the point of view of relationship psychology, influential in strengthening family relations and producing individual and social spirit.