Oral History Documents Have Interactive Interactions

"Any historical research requires the use of some first-hand resources, hence, written sources, including the press, docuemtns and photos and oral history is another means to add to our historical knowledge," said Shafiqeh Nik Nafas, an official at the Oral History Department of the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in an interview with the oral history site of Iran.

Memories of Ali Fadaei

Only a Persian Melon Has Remained!

Ali Fadaei, one of warriors of the holy defense, was narrator of 289th session of memory night. On the sidelines of this program, correspondent of Iranian Oral History Website interviewed him. In the following text, you read other memories of the Holy Defense warrior.

The Narration of a Teenager in Book "The Soldiers of Niar"

The book "The Soldiers of Niar " includes a narration of the memoirs of a teenager (aged 15), named Kalamolah Akbarzadeh during the eight years of holy defense. He was born in the village of Niar, the environs of Ardabil province. This book was published by Sassan Nategh in 1396(2017).

Memoirs from the world of sports and athletes

The interest in athletes is one of the interests that have existed in different periods, our fathers have loved the athletes, and we are the same. This interest is beyond generations and age. In recent years, Golgasht have translated and released books about the life of foreign athletes through recognizing the interest. “David Beckham”, “I Am Zlatan”, “Fear and Loathing in La Liga” and “The Soul of a Butterfly” are the titles of some of these books. First, it is better to review every one of these books.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 49)

When the positions and regions of counterrevolution elements fell into the hands of loyal forces of the regime and revolution, and they were eliminated from the elements of combatant, the counterrevolutions got angry and embarked on terrible crimes against defenseless people and even the passersby and passengers; they took out their eyes and tongue, pulled their nails out, and so on.

Imperative flaunt of documentation in oral history

Reported by Iran Oral History Site, “How effective documentation has been to pave the way in oral history?” is a subject addressed by Rahim Nikbakht, researcher and historiographer. He said: In study and research of the novel contemporary history we are exposed to two sets of resources besides library references including archived and oral history documents. The oral documents may include interviews, speeches or radio and television programs.

Using oral history method in “Who Wore My Clothes?”

The book “Who Wore My Clothes?” includes the memoirs of the freed POW Mohsen Fallah. The interviews, compilations and writings have been conducted by Mahboubeh Shamshirgarha. It has been released in 2017 in 573 pages by Sooreh Mehr Publication on the order of the office of Resistance Culture and Studies of the General Department of the Affairs of Provinces and Majlis (parliament) of the Art Center.

The 292nd Session of Memory Night

Memory-telling about Dr. Chamran and Dastmal-Sorkhha

According to Iranian Oral History Website, the 292nd session of Sacred Defense memory night was held in Sooreh Hall of Hozeh Honari on Thursday, June 28, 2018. In the session, Abdullah Nooripour, Maryam Kazemzadeh and Mehdi Zomorrodian expressed their memories of Iraqi imposed war against Islamic Republic of Iran.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 48)

There was a family known as "Namaki" who believed much in Islamic system and revolution. Retreating from Sanandaj, the counter-revolution elements captured and took four sons of the family hostage and shot the leg of father of this family, so that he can not follow them.
Memory Telling of Zahra Almasian, Veteran Lady of the Holy Defense

Relief in Khorramshahr and Abadan

The first young years of Zahra Almasian coincided with victory of Islamic Revolution and beginning of the imposed war by Saddam Army against Iran. She began working in several fields in Abadan in early days of invasion of Iraqi Baathist in Iran. But as Khorramshahr situation became critical, which was at high risk more than Abadan, she goes to Khorramshahr for relief, and after several days of activity under heavy fire of the enemy, she is injured there.

Research Literature & Oral History

We are constantly dealing with oral history texts that, if included in the historiography circle, their genealogies are missing. Perhaps under appreciation of the most important part of the writing, which is a major contribution to the endurance and validity of the text, has been neglected. Negligence and hurriedness, have caused a lot of work not to be desirable. To this end, we try to recall in this succinct series, the literature of research in accrediting the text.
Three books included memories:

"The Seeds of Pomegranate", "You Are Iranian; Are not You?", "Thirteen in Seven"

By reading this book, you will be familiar with books "The seeds of pomegranate", "You are Iranian, Are not you?" and "Thirteen in seven". These books include memories about Saddams army imposed war against Islamic Republic of Iran.
First chapter of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar unveiled

Accompaniment of oral and visual history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “the ceremony for unveiling the first chapter of the collection of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar” attended by a number of veterans of the bazar and organized by Assar Khaneh Shahi Museum (the Center for Studies of Isfahans Public Culture) was held in the Conference Hall of the Central Library of the city of Isfahan on Sunday 29th of April 2018.