April 2016: Jaber Anasori, Manouchehr Sotudeh Pass Away

1. Iranian anthropologist Jaber Anasori dies at 71

Prominent Iranian anthropologist Jaber Anasori, mostly famous for his lifetime of study and research on Iranian ritual plays and ta’zeih (Iranian passion play), died in Tehran, leaving behind dozens of publications, including “Anthropology and the Psychology of Arts”, “Culture and Research” and “Study of Iranian Myths based on Works by Traditional Storytellers”.

2. Iranian scholar Manuchehr Sotudeh dies at 103

A prominent Iranologist, Sotudeh got his Ph.D. from the University of Tehran. He has written 52 books and 268 articles on different subjects during his lengthy career.

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