11th Professional Session of Oral History Was Held

Compiling Oral History in Iran; Present Time and Methods

Reported by Iranian Oral History Website, 11th professional session of oral history titled "National Conference of Compiling in Oral History" was held by NLI Research Institute of Documents and Association of Iran Oral History, Iranian Society of History, Women Researchers Society of History, Guild Association of History Researchers and officials of oral history agencies and those interested in this subject at National Archives building of NLI on Monday February 27, 2017.
History Scholars to Maintain a Critical Approach

Approaches on Rationalization

Looking at books published on various categories including “Oral History”, “Oral Memoirs”, “Memories” and their approach in rationalization, content volume used to rationalize and references made, we see significant differences all starting from ground zero. In some cases, the volume of footnotes and end-notes presented in the last chapter of the book exceed the main body of content! In case such approach has a scientific backbone then it is good; however, there is hardly an affirmative reason.
The reminiscent books

Along with “Hemmat, the Legendary Man” and “With Iranians Injured by Chemical Weapons”

The book section of Iranian Oral History Website has reviewed two books in the last days of the Iranian year 1395 SH (2016-17) which have been published this year. The feature of both books is that they are reminiscent. They are reminiscent of the characters and individuals who are the legacy of the Sacred Defense. The books writers (one Iranian and the other Japanese) somehow remind us how we have looked at them.
The 1395(SH) Last Memory Night Was Held

Detection, Diving and Portable Transceivers That We Needed

277th night Memory
According to Iranian Oral History website in, 277th meeting of series of memory night was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari in the evening February 23, 2017. In the meeting, Mostafa Karimpanah, Ahmad Qasemibayan and Reza Safarzadeh expressed their memories of Operation Dawn-8 and reviewed days of Sacred Defense. First images of the operation were showed, photos that had not been published in any media. Members of Army 10 of Seyed Al-Shohada had brought the images.

Seyyed of Quarters 15 (22)

Memories of Iranian Released POW, Seyyed Jamal Setarehdan
Manouchehr had broken ears and for being more comfortable, reported the news of quarters and prisoners’ conversations to the Iraqis. I said to myself that what the hell I have done. But surely the Iraqis hated anyone or anything that cause order and spirituality among the captives. On that day, the camp commander came.
The field duty of General Delic

One hundred one military memoirs of Bosnia

The book "One hundred one military memoirs; 2009- Sarajevo" written by General Rasim Delic and translated by Mohammad Bagher Pipelzadeh, is 626th book published by Resistance literature and art center, and 5th book of the center about the events of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The book, with 440 pages, is published by Sura Mehr publication in winter 1395(2017).
Overview of Two Books

“Sixth Day of Bewilderment” & “Tiny River of Chaparpord”

Department of culture and resistance studies of Art Division of Gilan Province published two books in 2016 on the Holy Defense; each book contains the features of oral history; “Sixth Day of Bewilderment” is the oral history of war hostages of Gilan Province and “Tiny River of Chaparpord” is the oral history of the martyrs of the Holy Defense.

Pen and interest in compilation of oral history

Oral history from theory to action and compilation is the result of the continuous efforts of the interested people who have valuable experiences in this regard. During the recent two decades, the conditions and circumstances has caused us to witness the publication of numerous oral history collections inside the country.
With a documentary narration of "Commanders"

The oral memories about the command of Hajj Ahmad Motevaselian- part II

The effective attendance of 27th division of Mohammad Prophet (PBHM) in operation Fath ol-mobin is important inasmuch as the director allocates the role of Hajj Ahmad Motevaselian in the operation for telling his memoirs and, herein, uses of memoirs of others.
Mahnaz Fattahi Talks About "Panahgah

Mobilizing a City to Narrating an Event

Author of books "War Brides" and "Farangis" recently has published "Panahgahe Bi Panah". This book is story of a rocket attack on a bunker in Kermanshah by Saddams Army that led to injury and martyrdom of 300 people of our compatriots. Book Launch of "Panahgahe Bi Panah" was in Kermanshah and location of the bunker on Monday, February 20, 2017.
Review of "Importance and Function of Oral History in Contemporary Era"

Lets Teach Oral History through Scientific Method and Not Arbitrarily

Lecturers in conference of "Importance and Function of Oral history in Contemporary Era," pointing out that the meeting has been established with aiming at finding potentials and abilities in order to further cooperation in field of oral history, said that they follow scientific methods and see oral history as an effective tool in collecting and preserving oral information of people in different fields.
History traveler, Words Companion, Goodbye Charlie, Habib Time etc…

Memories for Oral History of Gilan

Art Bureau of Gilan has released since 2015 so far volumes of two book series that "oral history" is their general introducer.
One of the series published two volumes: "Gray Years: memories of Doctor Hushang Montaseri", interviewed and the formulated by Ali Amiri and "History Traveler: memories of Aziz Tavili" interviewed and the formulated by Miremad al-Din Fayyazi W. The two books were released by Ilia Culture Publication that is working in Rasht.
Front and Rear Narrated by Two Books

Lurestanian memories of anthem and battle

One of the books of the series "Treasure: An Oral History of Cultural Front of Islamic Revolution: songs and lyrics of Revolution- 1" named "Battles to Win: An Oral History of Educational Affairs choir of Khorramabad" researched and formulated by Saman Sepahvand, provided in Oral History Unit of Office of cultural Front Studies of Islamic Revolution and published by the office of Nashre Maaref.