An analysis of the cultural institutions of Qazvin 1921-1942
Keywords:Qazvin, cultural institutions, Pahlavi, Reza Khan.
The third coup d'etat in Esfand(22February 1921 ad) and the subsequent rise to power of Reza Khan marked a new stage in the struggle of Iranian society. The necessity of institutionalizing the society of Iran and consequently Qazvin, in different cultural dimensions and modernization in this field, is one of the basic axes of the government's cultural policy in the period under study. Cultural institutions have made significant progress in terms of modernization and material development, but the interaction between cultural institutions and modernity remains in a state of ambiguity. In fact, the problem and unknown of the present study was organized on the interaction between these institutions and the phenomenon of modernity and cultural development. Accordingly, the government seeks to pursue this ideal in line with the principle of centralism through the expansion and creation of cultural institutions such as education, thought training, scouting and other cultural institutions.But due to the authoritarian and hasty policy and confrontation with the traditional context, the expected demands were not fully met. But due to the authoritarian and hasty policy and confrontation with the traditional context, the expected demands were not fully met. Therefore, recognizing the need for cultural institutionalization of government in this period and its impact on society in Qazvin is the focus of the study in the present study, which in this article is examined using historical research method based on description and analysis. To explain and reveal the weaknesses and strengths of Qazvin cultural institutions in the period(1921 – 1942) in terms of modernization and modernization.