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The Message Of Folklore from Bahrain To The World
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The Semiotic System of Tattoos

Many scholars have been interested in studying the dimensions of the semiotic system of old and new tattoos. A tattoo has social, physiological and aesthetic...

Dialectic of the Popular and the Elite in Arab Culture: A Reading of Critical and Cultural Narrative Representation

In the era of the image and the emergence of satellite channels, it is essential to utilise Arab narratives and folktales. Many remarkable individual efforts -...

Folk and Global Music Culture

Around the world, discussions about the local and the global, authenticity and modernism, and identity and cosmopolitanism form a significant part of debates...

Who will respond?!

‏There are two international folk art and culture organizations. The International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) and the International Council of...

The Self and The Other

This paper highlights the changes to which heritage has been subject, changes that affect folk culture as a whole and introduce serious challenges to efforts...

Dialectic of the Popular and the Elite in Arab Culture: A Reading of Critical and Cultural Narrative Representation

In the era of the image and the emergence of satellite channels, it is essential to utilise Arab narratives and folktales. Many remarkable individual efforts -...

The Folktale:To be or not to be

The aim of this study is not to compare the folktale to the short story or any other literary creative form; the repeated attempts to interpret a folktale and...

Innovation in Sufi Folk Poetry

This paper attempts to examine Milman Parry and Albert Lord’s Oral Formulaic Theory, which they applied to Yugoslavian epic poetry. This scholar tries to...

Ethnography of Traditional Medicine

Man has always made an effort to maintain good health and to be free of ailments. He has aspired to control disease and anything that prevents the body from...

The Semiotic System of Tattoos

Many scholars have been interested in studying the dimensions of the semiotic system of old and new tattoos. A tattoo has social, physiological and aesthetic...

Folk and Global Music Culture

Around the world, discussions about the local and the global, authenticity and modernism, and identity and cosmopolitanism form a significant part of debates...

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